A news conference was held in Palms on Monday morning with elected officials and transit officials urging the California Supreme Court to allow construction to continue on the second phase of the Expo Line light rail. A group that has sued the project has filed a motion asking for a [continue reading]
Work is well underway up and down the Expo Line Phase 2 alignment between Culver City and Santa Monica — grading, bridgework, utility relocation, etc. Here’s the latest notice from the Expo Line Construction Authority, the independent agency charged with building the line that is being funded by Measure R:
I received an email earlier this week from a rider asking about the canopies on the upper level of the new El Monte Station and whether they would afford much protection from the sun and the elements. It’s a good question — and one that Metro staff considered when designing [continue reading]
A few notes from Board of Director committee meetings the past two days: •As part of the proposed financial agreement with AEG to expand the Blue and Expo lines' Pico Station to handle Farmer Field crowds, ramps for both the existing and new platform would be widened and lengthened. In [continue reading]
The ExpressLanes on the 110 open on Nov. 10, so this is a good chance to get your questions answered. And I know you have questions! Here’s the link for ordering a transponder — everyone who uses the lanes must have one — and below is the news release from [continue reading]
LAX FlyAway tickets on Union Station and Van Nuys routes now available online — and you don't have to print them!
As Tony the Tiger might say, that’s great! One less thing to do at Union Station for those headed to LAX. Here’s the news release from Los Angeles World Airports, the city of Los Angeles agency that operates LAX: (Los Angeles, California – October 16, 2012) – Tickets to ride [continue reading]
For those of you who use Union Station, this one's not exactly a shocker — everyone can see the crews that have been working on this project since the spring of 2011. Still, it's a pretty big deal. A new platform — for tracks 13 and 14 — and three [continue reading]