The 9th Annual AltCar Expo will be taking place Friday and Saturday, September 19 and 20 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Admission is free and the expo runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The expo features presentations and demonstrations of the latest advancements in alternative technology vehicles, [continue reading]
Some exciting news to pass along this morning: The Metro Board of Directors this month will be considering a lease for a new gastropub to be located in the Fred Harvey Room at Los Angeles Union Station. Here is the Metro staff report on the proposed lease. The lease is with Cedd Moses [continue reading]
As most of hopefully know by now, Metro’s fares are increasing effective Monday morning. The regular $1.50 fare will increase to $1.75 on Monday — but the new fare will also include two hours of free transfers for those that pay for riding with a TAP card. That’s a key departure [continue reading]
Don’t be deterred by the somewhat creepy sounding album title, Aussie band John Butler Trio‘s music is really quite soothing. I discovered the group through Erik Karlsson…and if you don’t know who that is, you should start following NHL hockey players. If enjoying music on bus or train, please remember to use your [continue reading]
Leave your cars in park and join Metro for PARK(ing) Day at Union Station on Friday, September 19. From noon to 5 p.m.artist Alexis Disselkoen will create a temporary park out of a corner of the station’s Alameda-facing parking lot. Swing by anytime PARK(ing) Day afternoon to enjoy the pop-up park and participate [continue reading]
Friday One Direction will be taking over the Rose Bowl tonight! The British heartthrobs will be performing along with 5 Seconds of Summer tonight at 7 p.m. Tickets are still on sale for the special boy band-crazed person in your life. (Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station, then walk two [continue reading]
Is your desk drab and colorless? Are your tables often covered with water rings…or worse, coffee rings? Solve these problems with some Metro icon coasters! The coasters are 3.5” in diameter and come in a classic “M” logo tin. They’re on sale now at the online Metro Store for $13.75.