Sixteen new artworks are being installed at Metro’s El Monte Station. The artworks — by Martin Durazo, Phung Huynh, Vincent Ramos and Eloy Torrez — are located at each of the station’s four transit bays and help enliven the customer experience. Each artist created four artworks. The colorful new artwork [continue reading]
The first Metro Art Moves You free spring tour departs from Union Station on Thursday, Feb. 6. Focused on three downtown stations, the guided, artist-led tours provide unique experiences with Metro’s diverse art collection. The tour will meet at the Union Station information kiosk just inside the Alameda Street entrance and end [continue reading]
These recaps are helpful to track the many different items that were on yesterday’s agenda. I also posted a little bit yesterday about some of the more noteworthy items and here’s our post explaining the Metro Airport Connector item.
Metro’s Deputy CEO Paul Taylor is retiring next month, which is certainly a well deserved move for Paul and a bit of a bummer for the rest of us at Metro. Above is a short video about Paul that was shown at this morning’s Metro’s Board meeting. My quick three [continue reading]
Here’s the news release from Metro: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has commissioned four talented Los Angeles based artists – Martin Durazo, Phung Huynh, Vincent Ramos and Eloy Torrez – for artworks that will enhance the transit experience at El Monte Station, the largest bus facility west [continue reading]
Metro and the City of Long Beach will host a free poster signing event for artist Christine Nguyen on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Stearns Champions Park Social Hall. Nguyen was commissioned by Metro to create the artwork for the Through the Eyes of Artists poster series. The poster is currently on [continue reading]
If your New Year’s resolution is to get to know L.A. a little bit better, don’t waste any time: come join Metro Art Moves tonight at 5:30 p.m. Meet at the information booth inside the Alameda Street entrance to Union Station. The art tour ends around 7 p.m. at the Downtown [continue reading]
Metro Service Councils are ringing in the new year with four January meetings. The San Fernando Valley Service Council will not meet in January as their regular meeting would have been on New Year’s Day. The other four Councils will hold their meetings on the usual days and times, as listed [continue reading]
UPDATE, 1:50 P.M. WEDNESDAY: Metro is working on creating a smaller waiting area for BoltBus and Megabus customers. Los Angeles Union Station patrons may have noticed a change that went into effect Monday: the seating area at the front of the facility is now available only for passengers with tickets [continue reading]
Coffee tastes better and is more likely to wake you up when served in new Metro mug available in new Metro store!
Isn’t she lovely? The 15-ounce mug was added today to the new Metro online store. At $6.75, it’s just screaming to be stuffed into stockings or squirreled away for next year’s Chanukah.