Metro will begin an eight-week test of all-door boarding on Monday on the 720 Rapid Bus that runs along Wilshire Boulevard. The test will be in two locations: westbound Wilshire/Vermont [continue reading]
Here’s the news release from Metro: Metro will hold a public hearing on its proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget (FY16) on Wednesday, May 20 to receive public input on a proposed $5.56 billion budget. The hearing will be held as part of the Board’s Finance and Budget Committee starting at [continue reading]
As many of you know, Metro is updating its long-range plan and has been exploring the possibility of a ballot measure in November 2016 to raise more money for transportation [continue reading]
All five Metro Service Councils will be conducting their monthly meetings in May as regularly scheduled. As a reminder, the Westside/Central Service Council made a permanent change to their meeting location – moving to the Metro headquarters building in downtown LA – last month. All Service Councils are scheduled to [continue reading]
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.