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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Authority will temporarily close some of the entrances to rail platforms starting Friday, but all stations will remain open.

Metro will close entrances to its B Line (Red) stations to clean public touchpoints, such as handrails and elevator buttons, to keep its system as clean as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ADA access will be maintained at all stations.

The station entrance closures are:

  •  Union Station, west entrance; the east entrance will be open,
  •  Civic Center/Grand Park, 1st Street entrance—Temple Street entrance will be open,
  •  Pershing Square, 4th Street entrance; 4th Street northeast escalator entrance will be open,
  •  7th Street/Metro Center, Hope Street and The Bloc entrances; Flower Street and Figueroa Street entrances will be open,
  •  Vermont/Santa Monica, City College entrance; the main entrance will be open, and
  •  Universal City/Studio City, CityWalk Entrance; the west entrance to bus connections will be open.

Frequent updates related to Metro’s response to the coronavirus pandemic can be found at www.metro.net.

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By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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