Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed.
Angelenos get their say about Wilshire subway (KNBC)
View more videos at: http://nbclosangeles.com.
A brief get-up-to-speed segment keyed to last week’s community meeting on the Purple Line Extension. Unless my eyes deceive, it looks like a quick shot of the Washington D.C. Metro snuck its way into the piece toward the end.
Expo Line Fan’s construction photos (ipernity)
His frequently updated stream of photos of construction on the second phase of the Expo Line has a new home. There’s a whole crop of new photos of work on the bridge that will carry the tracks over Venice Boulevard and toward Palms, West L.A. and Santa Monica.
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit agency is trying to lure motorists by offering a weekly regional pass in exchange for their latest gas receipt. It’s part of a promotion for Dump the Pump Day and a weekly regional pass normally goes for $50.
I meant to post this yesterday as it got a little lost in the news. The California High-Speed Rail Agency’s Board, as expected, accepted the staff recommendation and awarded a contract to build 29 miles of track bed, trenches and bridges to the Sylmar-based firm. Ron Tutor appeared before the Board and defended his firm’s work, which has been criticized by some in the past. Before work can begin, the rail agency still must acquire some key parcels and a favorable ruling in a lawsuit brought against the project.
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