Obviously not an ideal start to the first Monday morning commute for the Expo Line extension with a car driving through a fence and onto the tracks between Expo/Crenshaw and [continue reading]
Hi everyone. Anna and I will be out on the Expo Line tomorrow morning. Please follow us on Twitter for frequent updates, service alerts and news about Metro. 1) What’s [continue reading]
Good morning! Our friends at the National Weather Service are predicting mostly sunny skies and a high of 68 degrees in Santa Monica on Saturday, pretty much perfect weather for [continue reading]
Good morning, everyone! It’s hard to underplay the significance of today: after 63 years, rail service will be restored between Santa Monica and downtown Los Angeles. And a very crowded [continue reading]
And that’s a wrap. The final two Telephone Town Halls on Metro’s potential ballot measure were held Wednesday night. The Metro Board of Directors is scheduled to consider the potential ballot measure and the draft spending plan during their June meetings. To see the previous Telephone Town Halls, click here.
This is an awesome video, produced by our friends in the Los Angeles County Newsroom. The subject: Alan Weeks, 84, a retired Metro employee who was on the last streetcar [continue reading]
Above and below is the audio from Monday night’s Telephone Town Halls (TTH) on Metro’s potential ballot measure. There are two more remaining: Wednesday, May 18, 6:15 p.m.: Sheila Kuehl, L.A County Supervisor representing the Third Supervisorial district, will talk to residents of the cities of Agoura Hills, Beverly Hills, [continue reading]
In part three of our podcast trilogy looking at Metro’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year, Steve and Drew look at four key numbers in the agency’s proposed $5.66-billion budget. In part one of the budget podcast, we provided a quick overview of the agency’s spending and revenues. In part [continue reading]