Here’s the news release from Caltrans and Metro: (May 4, 2015) The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will conduct two public hearings this week to record input on the Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) concerning SR-710 North. The hearings [continue reading]
Construction work continues on the Crenshaw/LAX Line with several new worksites locations in May, including a closure at Aviation Boulevard and Imperial Highway, steel pile installation at Park Mesa Heights and excavation and decking of the Crenshaw/Vernon station, the third underground station (Crenshaw/Expo and Crenshaw/MLK are the other two). Full Intersection Closure [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]
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.
The video covers the last five minutes of Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Member Eric Garcetti’s remarks this morning to the MoveLA conference at Union Station. MoveLA is pushing for [continue reading]