More about Metro’s joint development process here. These are developments that typically take place on land that Metro acquires to construct a project. When the project is complete, that land can be used for other purposes. Here’s the notice from Metro: You are invited to attend community workshops about development [continue reading]
More photos below. Click to see larger versions — you may be in one of them. The morning was devoted to the speeches and platitudes. And then, shortly before noon, [continue reading]
Here is the news release from Metro: Los Angeles – The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced today the selection of current Acting Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Therese McMillan as Metro’s new Chief Planning Officer. Ms. McMillan currently manages a staff of over 500 at [continue reading]
What’s the plan for opening day on Saturday? Merriment, joy, feasting and song, I hope. I’ve been writing about this project for the better part of a decade and once upon a time, [continue reading]
Spring is definitely in the air in Southern California, which means it’s budget season at Metro. All five Metro Service Councils will meet for their regular meetings this month and hear a presentation on FY17 Budget Development from Conan Cheung, Executive Officer, Office of Management and Budget. All Councils will [continue reading]
Metro has released a draft Active Transportation Strategic Plan that explains how the agency plans to help cities encourage more walking and biking around Los Angeles County. In plain English, [continue reading]
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]