As of 2 p.m. repairs to the overhead wire have been completed and tested. Normal service resuming at this time. WHAT HAPPENED WITH THE BLUE LINE THIS MORNING? At 8:15 a.m. a southbound Blue Line train experienced an overhead wire entanglement near San Pedro Station. The live wire landed partially [continue reading]
Damage to an overhead power supply wire near the San Pedro Station resulted in power loss to the southbound Blue Line track and both Expo Line tracks this morning. As of 9:10 a.m. power has been restored to the southbound Expo Line track. A bus bridge is still in effect between [continue reading]
UPDATE, Noon: The suspicious package has been cleared and Green Line service is presently being restored. Here’s the service alert from earlier this morning: Green Line suspended btwn Avalon + Long Bch Blvd due to suspicious pkg at Willowbrook. Bus shuttles requested. Follow announcements.10:23 AM, Wed Mar 06
Here is the notice from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power about the upcoming Coldwater Canyon Boulevard closure. And here is a Source post about some transit alternatives to get around the closure and detours.
A news conference was held this morning to announce that the road — used heavily by commuters to travel between the San Fernando Valley and Beverly Hills — will be closed for a month. From the LADWP: From March 23 to about April 26, crews will close Coldwater Canyon Avenue, [continue reading]
55-Hour Northbound 405 freeway lane reductions between Montana Avenue and Getty Center Drive off-ramp planned beginning Friday
Beginning Friday night, March 1, 2013, the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project will reduce the northbound I-405 from five lanes to two between Montana Avenue off-ramp and the Getty Center off-ramp in West Los Angeles for 55 hours. The contractor will pave the future High-Occupancy Vehicle lane (HOV) and realign [continue reading]
Service alert: Metrolink to conduct Antelope Valley Line rail improvements next three Sundays; slight delays for six trains
Here’s the news release from Metrolink: LOS ANGELES – Metrolink will begin implementing safety enhancements at three crossings along the Antelope Valley Line on Sunday, March 3, 10 and 17. The affected crossings are at Osborne Street, Pierce Street and Sunland Boulevard, respectively, in the City of Los Angeles. Because of the construction, Metrolink will [continue reading]
UPDATE: the issue has been fixed. Looks like problems began yesterday — and the taptogo.net website is still experiencing problems. Until fixed, passes can still be purchased at https://secure.taptogo.net.
Southbound 110 ExpressLanes closed tonight from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.; three bus lines impacted – Silver Line, 460 and 550
Due to emergency ExpressLanes maintenance, southbound service on Silver Line, 460 and 550 will be affected tonight from as early as 9 pm through approximately 5 am Wednesday morning. Northbound service is unaffected. When barricades are present, all southbound express buses will bypass 37th St/USC, Slauson and Manchester stations, then [continue reading]