Posts Tagged ‘Metro’

LACMTA increases security after bomb threat

lacmta-logoThe Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) increased security after having received a bomb threat Monday, Dec. 5.

The threat warned of a possible attack at the Red Line subway’s Universal Station in Studio City, Calif.

LACMTA is working with the FBI and police to investigate this threat.

Read more from Progressive Railroading.

Metro could shut down lines for maintenance

The Washington Post reported that Metro’s top officials warned that its transit system is in such need of repair that entire rail lines might have to be shut down for maintenance, for as long as six months. This could potentially impact thousands of daily commuters and worsen traffic congestion in the region. Read the entire story here.