Update on Metro Activities and Events / Upcoming Blue Line Temporary Station Closure


As part of Metro’s continuing efforts to upgrade the Blue Line, track work and clean-up will be done in the area between the Slauson Avenue and Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Stations.

Due to this activity, the Florence, Firestone and 103rd St./Watts Towers Stations will be closed starting Friday, October 20th from 9:00 p.m. until Monday, October 23rd at the start of regular train service.  All Blue Line stops between the Slauson and Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Stations will be made with bus shuttle service.

As an alternate service, you can use Metro Bus Line 55/355 which runs on Compton Ave. for continued service.  We strongly encourage you to share this news with your constituents and stakeholders.

Metro’s 2nd Annual Older Adult Transportation Expo

Metro’s 2nd Annual Older Adult Transportation Expo presented by On the Move Riders Program will be taking place on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Union Station Ticketing Concourse. This free event will provide older adults with the essentials of riding public transportation through informational and one-on-one sessions with Metro and several other transit partners in LA County. For more information or to register for this event, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/older-adult-transportation-expo-presented-by-metro-on-the-move-riders-program-registration-38296699459.

You can also check out these recent articles published about Metro’s On the Move Riders program:


Next Gateway Cities Service Council Meeting

The agenda and presentations for the October 12th Service Council meeting have been posted at https://www.metro.net/about/meetings/board/agat-2017-1012/agenda/. This month’s agenda items consist of: Bike/Bus Interface Study Presentation; RECEIVE U-Pass Update; Line Ride Report, Councilmember Wally Shidler; and Regional Service Performance Report.

Floodplain Management Notice

This is to give notice that the City of Lynwood (as the Responsible Entity) under Part 58 has determined that the following proposed action under Public Works – Street Rehabilitation and Water Main Upgrade Project and B-16-MC-06-0559 is located in a 100-year/500-year floodplain, and the City of Lynwood will be identifying and evaluating practicable alternatives to locating the action in the floodplain and the potential impacts on the floodplain from the proposed action, as required by Executive Order 11988 and/or 11990, in accordance with HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C: Procedures for Making Determinations on Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands.

Written comments must be received by the City of Lynwood at the following address on or before October, 7th, 2017.

City of Lynwood, 11330 Bullis Road, Lynwood, CA 90262

310-603-0220, ext. 801

Attention: Raul Godinez, Director of Public Works/City Engineer

Esta publicación es para notificar que la Ciudad de Lynwood (como la Entidad Responsable) bajo la Parte 58 ha determinado que la siguiente acción bajo el Proyecto de Rehabilitación de la Calle y Proyecto Principal de Rehabilitación de Agua y B-16-MC-06-0559 está ubicada en una planicie de inundación de 100 /500 años, y la Ciudad de Lynwood identificará y evaluará alternativas viables para localizar la acción en la llanura de inundación y los impactos potenciales en la llanura de inundación de la acción propuesta, como lo requiere la Orden Ejecutiva 11988 y/o 11990, de acuerdo con las regulaciones de HUD en 24 CFR 55.20 Subparte C: Procedimientos para tomar determinaciones sobre manejo de inundación y protección de humedales.

Los comentarios por escrito deben ser recibidos por la Ciudad de Lynwood en o antes de Octubre 7 del 2017 a la siguiente dirección.

City of Lynwood, 11330 Bullis Road, Lynwood, CA 90262

310-603-0220, ext. 801

Atención: Raul Godinez, Director de Obras Publicas/Ingeniero de la Cuidad