The agenda is above. You can listen online here. Of course, the big to-do will the announcement at the end of the meeting of the opening date for the Expo Line extension to Santa Monica.
In the run-up to the opening of the Gold Line extension to Azusa on March 5, there’s another important new transit service debuting: an express Metro bus connecting Pasadena, Glendale, the Burbank [continue reading]
A nice Apache News segment by Arcadia High School students on train safety along the new alignment! Here’s the news release from Metro: More Test Trains on Gold Line Extension in Preparation for March 5 Opening Motorists and pedestrians are reminded to always “Stop, Look and Listen” before crossing the [continue reading]
We’ve had a few questions about fare evasion from riders lately. Metro has a couple of new technologies it’s testing — one involves better using security cameras to track issues at stations. The other will use TAP mobile validators to better track the location of security officers. One other thing [continue reading]
Here’s the press release from Metro: The U.S. Department of Transportation this week announced that it will appropriate$300 million to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) for two major rail projects in Los Angeles County. This federal funding, which was made possible by Congress adopting and President Obama signing [continue reading]
The above document requires some explanation. Let’s keep it simple: •Every three years, the Federal Transit Administration requires Metro to issue a Public Participation Plan in order to comply with federal civil rights law. Here’s the draft plan. •This plan guides all of Metro’s outreach to gather important public input [continue reading]
Finding new solutions to old transportation problems. That, in a nutshell, was the idea behind the “Transformation through Transportation” event held by Metro today in downtown Los Angeles. The invitation-only “Industry Forum” was a chance for Metro officials to introduce the agency and its various programs to business and industry leaders. The [continue reading]
As you may have read by now, Metro staff are proposing a test program that would charge a $2 or $3 parking fee at nine rail stations where there a [continue reading]