It may only be a coincidence, but Metro contractors have just completed the first project on the Metro Orange Line Extension at the same time the “Valley’s Best Short-Cut” marks its fourth service anniversary.
The area’s bike community has long clamored for better parking facilities from the powers-that-be in city and county government. A recent post from L.A. StreetsBlog complained about the risks of parking bikes in Downtown L.A. — the problem being the bikes may be intentionally removed by property owners. Metro has [continue reading]
After the Measure R half-cent sales tax was approved last year by voters, Metro officials said they would aggressively move the county’s transportation agenda forward. The tax increase took effect in July and with revenues now trickling in, planning of several rail lines is chugging along. Three Measure R projects [continue reading]
A group of Southern California transportation officials are in Washington today, making their case that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provide funds for an initial high-speed rail corridor between Downtown Los Angeles and Anaheim. Officials are seeking more than $2 billion from Washington for a project expected to cost [continue reading]