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LA Metro Is Staying Open, But Cutting Some Service

Plenty of leg room on the Red Line these days. (Chava Sanchez/LAist )
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L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is reducing some bus and rail service because of the dramatic coronavirus-related drop in ridership.

Metro has lost "50 to 60 percent" of its daily riders, CEO Phillip Washington said at an online media briefing. "People are doing exactly what they're supposed to do."

Riders should check Metro's service advisory webpage and rider alerts Twitter feed for possible changes.


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