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Metro Blue Line trips could shorten by 10 minutes this fall

Release Date: 2017-05-09

Transit riders in Long Beach received some welcome news yesterday: Metro will finally synchronize dozens of traffic signals to give trains priority.

Long Beach Mayor and new Metro Boardmember Robert Garcia took to Twitter to announce that the long-awaited signal preemption system would arrive by this fall, shaving about 10 minutes off the train’s journey between Downtown LA and Downtown Long Beach.

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