October 24: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

2016:  Metro takes delivery of the 50th new Kinkisharyo light rail cars, allowing it to respond to ridership demands for the Expo Line reducing headway times from twelve minutes to six minutes.  Additionally, many two-car trains are replaced by three-car trains, increasing overall capacity by 33%.

More information can be found in the October 21, 2016 issue of Metro’s Every Voice Counts CEO news digest and the October 24, 2016 issue of Metro’s The Source.