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Kim Upton

Metro will speak at your next meeting

The Metro Speakers’ Bureau will provide free presentations throughout Los Angeles County on a variety of transportation topics: New ridesharing options such as carpools and vanpools Metro’s On the Move Riders Club for seniors learning to navigate the system Rail and bus service How to go “green” with Metro The [continue reading]

Becoming Los Angeles au Natural

When we think of natural history we generally think of stuffed animals and dramatic dino bones. But why? That’s one reason the Los Angeles Museum of Natural History newest exhibit — opened Sunday — is so intriguing. Becoming Los Angeles tells the story of how we became us. It’s Los [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Friday, July 12

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 Transportation Headlines online newspaper, which you can also access via email subscription (visit the newspaper site) or RSS feed. Long Beach project will close major traffic route [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, July 11

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 Transportation Headlines online newspaper, which you can also access via email subscription (visit the newspaper site) or RSS feed. High Desert Corridor concepts unveiled (L.A. Daily News) Transportation [continue reading]

For Bastille Day, Vive la Nutella

Sunday is Bastille Day and even if Les Miserables wasn’t your pick for best picture (too much singing), with July 4 just behind us we can certainly appreciate the celebration of freedom. Then, too, it’s a holiday for parades and eating. Nothing wrong with that. So the question is, where [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, July 9

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 Transportation Headlines online newspaper, which you can also access via email subscription (visit the newspaper site) or RSS feed. How Mayor Garcetti can keep L.A. County transportation [continue reading]