Metro released the proposed $5.6-billion budget for the coming fiscal year, which begins July 1 and runs through June 30, 2016. The Metro Board of Directors will consider the budget at their May round of meetings. The budget is also online at metro.net. In one sentence, the news you probably [continue reading]
Metro currently has five rail lines under construction and also supports numerous highway improvement projects. That means at any given time there are thousands of constructions workers on the job [continue reading]
Some actions of note at today’s Metro Board meeting: •Item 77. The Board approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to use funds that Metro provides to Metrolink for a 25 percent fare reduction on the Antelope Valley Line in an effort to test the impacts on ridership. Fares between [continue reading]
Here’s the agenda for the meeting Thursday of the Metro Board of Directors. The meeting opens at 9 a.m. at Metro headquarters adjacent to Union Station. As always, the meeting is open to the public. You can listen to the meeting online.
The forum is Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon at Metro headquarters adjacent to Los Angeles Union Station. It’s a chance to learn and discuss where Metro gets its money and how it spends those dollars. We’ll also soon be posting a podcast with a member of Metro’s budget team. Here’s [continue reading]
The video covers the last five minutes of Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Member Eric Garcetti’s remarks this morning to the MoveLA conference at Union Station. MoveLA is pushing for [continue reading]