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October 31, 2014

L.A. Metro's VYCON system reducing energy consumption

The Red Line Westlake/MacArthur Park Subway station is realizing nearly 20% in energy consumption. Based on the data obtained so far, it is estimated an annual savings of 541 megawatt hours, enough to provide power to 100 average California homes.


November 14, 2012

YCON to install L.A. energy storage substation

The WESS is largely funded by the Federal Transit Administration under the Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction with funds made available by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.


February 24, 2012

L.A. Metro pushes again for fare evasion lockdown

Transportation officials once again are making a case for locking fare gates to anyone without a ticket at several rail stations, citing millions of dollars in lost revenue and a system that charges some and lets others ride for free.


March 5, 2009

OCTA's Leahy tapped to head L.A. Metro

Leahy was selected by the Metro Board following a two-month nationwide search and given a four-year contract.


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