Fund the Metrolink San Bernardino Line! Help us restore midday trains 310 and 327, and late evening/night trains 338 and 339 with Corridor-based rail service. Join us!
Productive & Frequent Corridor-based Regional Rail Service
Los Angeles County and Southern California continue to lag in making Metrolink more productive and convenient to the passenger. With some modest track improvements, frequent regional rail service can be brought to the San Fernando Valley, Downtown L.A., the Inland Empire, Orange County, San Gabriel Valley and southeast L.A. County from early morning through late night.
The Transit Coalition aims to increase Metrolink train frequencies in the Southland to 30 minutes between trains, including late at night and weekends, through our Metrolink MAX campaign with through service at L.A. Union Station. Imagine having a fast, reliable, cost-effective and productive regional public rail system all throughout Southern California. This can be a reality with your help!
Metrolink Simplified Network
The plan is simple; Metrolink can increase productivity and revenue simply by changing from a "segment" system to a "corridor" system. Instead of having all routes begin and end in Union Station the segments are combined or interlined to create larger corridors. The Orange County and Ventura County Line segments would be combined as would the Antelope Valley and San Bernardino Lines with an extension to Fullerton. Basically, the high-frequency lines would continue through Union Station after a stop instead of just terminating there.
Metrolink Max's mission is to empower you to fight for trains every 30 minutes along the Ventura County, San Bernardino and Antelope Valley Lines with through service at L.A. Union Station! Metrolink MAX would yield many great benefits that cannot be attained while Metrolink service remains segmented and rush-hour-oriented.
Transit Coalition Meeting Videos
• YouTube: 05/28/2015 - Arthur T. Leahy, Metrolink CEO
• YouTube: 10/17/2013 - Michael DePallo, former Metrolink CEO
• YouTube: 11/30/2010 - A second visit by John E. Fenton
• YouTube: 5/30/2010 - John E. Fenton, former Metrolink CEO
• YouTube: 3/23/2010 - Metrolink Simplified Network Discussion
LA Metro Regional Rail Reports
• April 2015
• March 2015
• February 2015
As a first line of action, we need you to write
a letter to the Metro Board that shows your support of 30-minute
headways and corridor-based runs on Metrolink trains from Chatsworth to Laguna Niguel
and elsewhere. For greater ease, you can also fill
out postcards and send them off to your respective four Metro
Board members. Your letters can instill interest in regional rail
by bringing it to the attention of transportation leaders.
You can also download, print, cut and distribute these postcards for Ventura County Line and Antelope Valley Line users, addressed to Metrolink Boardmembers and asking them to preserve service. You can even complete this online petition.
The Transit Coalition will hold its monthly dinner meeting on
Thursday, July 7, 2016 featuring Jeff Morales, Chief Executive Officer, California High-Speed Rail Authority. Learn
more about this event and register to attend (required)! Also, take a look at a video of our October 17, 2013, Transit Coalition Dinner Meeting, featuring former Metrolink CEO Michael DePallo, who gave a presentation on various safety and customer initiatives the agency is underaking.
Note: Metrolink MAX is not affiliated with Metrolink (Southern California Regional Rail Authority) or Metro (Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority). For transit riders needing trip planning or customer service, please visit their respective websites for commuting information.