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Metro General Manager Richard Sarles told his board of directors Thursday that the transit agency has taken a significant step toward restoring confidence, and complete safety on the rails.
After a series of mishaps and meltdowns, Metro's leader concedes this was not a great month for the transit agency.
Following last week's derailment on the Green Line, Metro says it will change protocol for how fast trains should be going during periods of extreme heat.
Rush+ runs between 6:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. and between 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
In just a few weeks, Metro is going to change the way it operates during rush hours in the hopes of providing a better trip on the system.
Advocacy groups have come forward recently, telling leaders at the transit agency that harassment is a common occurrence.
Metro commuters know how much it costs to ride the transit system. Here's how much those running it make.
The Metro Board of Directors recently offered General Manager Richard Sarles a performance bonus because of his accomplishments over the past year. But before any numbers could even be discussed, Sarles turned down the bonus offer.
Officials say the incident was caused when a friction ring fell off a Blue Line train and hit the electrified third rail, causing smoke until power was cut shortly after the incident.