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]
Above and below are the two Telephone Town Halls held Thursday evening to discuss Metro’s potential ballot measure with Los Angeles County residents. The next two Telephone Town Halls are Monday evening: Monday, May 16, 6:15 p.m.: Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, Metro Board Member, will talk to residents in the City of Los Angeles [continue reading]
This morning, Metro joined L.A. City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, residents and community groups to officially open a new pedestrian station entrance at the Metro Orange Line Station in Canoga Park. The $200,000 Metro-funded project connects the Metro Orange Line’s east platform directly to an existing pedestrian walkway that leads to four [continue reading]