More Regional Connector utility relocation work will start this Saturday, August 23. The work will require 2nd Street between Spring and Broadway to be fully closed for four weeks. Here’s the press release from Metro: As part of advanced relocation of utilities to pave the way for the construction of [continue reading]
Metro is leading a regional effort to develop a user-friendly bikeshare system to increase transportation choices for people traveling to and from transit stations and making short trips. The program will provide a fleet of bicycles that can be borrowed from strategically placed bikeshare stations. Metro is currently studying station [continue reading]
Metro will be holding its next community meeting for the Purple Line Extension Project on September 18, 2014 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Metro’s Construction Relations team will provide updates on current pre-construction work for the project’s first phase, a nearly four-mile extension of the subway from [continue reading]
A nice, short video on beautiful Union Station by FORM follows FUNCTION. The video interviews Metro Deputy Executive Officer Jenna Hornstock, who provides a brief overview of the Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan.
Here is the news release from the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the agency building the 11.5-mile addition to the Gold Line between eastern Pasadena and the Azusa/Glendora border. Yep, it’s another project funded by Measure R: Four-Day Full Closure of Huntington Dr & Second Ave Intersection Begins Friday [continue reading]
As the title of this story indicates, public hearings will be conducted this month in addition to the regular monthly Service Council meetings. The San Fernando Valley and Westside/Central Service Councils will hold public hearings for proposed December service changes in their regions immediately following their regularly scheduled monthly meetings [continue reading]
Here’s the update from Metro’s government relations staff: Highway Trust Fund and Transportation Program Extension Bill is Sent to the President’s Desk Last night, before the U.S. Senate departed Washington for a five week recess, Senators voted (81-13) to send the House’s bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund and [continue reading]