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Steve Hymon

No 405 work tonight

More rain in the Southland translates to no full freeway closures on the northbound 405 tonight, nor are there any ramp closures. Current plans call for a full closure late Wednesday and early Thursday between the 10 freeway and Santa Monica Boulevard. You can get project updates at www.metro.net/I-405 and [continue reading]

Moscow’s subway dogs

One of the goals of The Source is to give readers an idea of what’s happening with mass transit and urban planning outside Los Angeles County. In that vein, a fascinating, and sad, story was recently published in the Financial Times about the thousands of stray dogs roaming Moscow. Many [continue reading]

Metrolink crash presentations are online

The National Transportation Safety Board has posted presentations explaining its investigative findings of the Metrolink crash in Sept. 2008 that killed 25 on its website. There are several presentations, including an introduction and a review of signaling issues associated with the crash.

Weather again postpones 405 work

The rain today has again postponed construction work Thursday night on the northbound 405 carpool lane being constructed between the Santa Monica and Ventura freeways. Work is scheduled to resume Friday night and Metro officials have said that the contractor will be working on weekend nights to make up for [continue reading]