Just in case anyone has forgotten. Oh yeah: you’ll be seeing a lot more of these thanks to a digital billboard campaign by Clear Channel to make sure everyone knows about Carmageddon II. If you missed the announcement last week, the news release is after the jump.
Mulholland Drive closure on west side of Mulholland Bridge this weekend to prepare for Carmageddon II
This is it — the last work before Carmageddon next weekend. Traffic is being shifted over to the rebuilt south side of the Mulholland Drive Bridge over the 405 freeway in order to prepare for the demolition of the north side next weekend. Here’s the construction notice:
UPDATE, 3:35 p.m.: the station is now reopen. Due to police activity at this time, the Red Line subway's Hollywood/Highland station is closed and trains are bypassing the station. Please use the Hollywood/Vine station as an alternative and follow announcements. Updates are also available on Metro's Twitter feed. Posted [continue reading]
Here's the news release from Metro: Los Angeles, Calif. – The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and its contractor, Kiewit Infrastructure West, plan to open two key ramps — the Westbound Wilshire on-ramp to the Northbound I-405 and the Northbound I-405 off-ramp to Westbound Wilshire — on Friday, [continue reading]
UPDATE, 9:40 a.m.: The Blue Line is resuming normal service between Washington-7th/Metro. A Blue Line train collided with a Metro bus Line 51 in downtown Los Angeles at approx. 6:56 a.m. The train was heading southbound when it hit the southbound bus at Washington and San Pedro on the south side [continue reading]
Countdown clock widgets for Carmageddon II on the weekend of Sept. 29-30 are now available in a variety of sizes. Please see this page on metro.net to get the code — the widgets are very easy to install on websites.
Special Event Detour Affected Line: Metro Local Line 002 002 Effective Dates: Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 — Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 Description Line: 2 In effect: 2:30 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2012 Until 7:00 a.m. Sunday, August 19, 2012 Or when barricades are present Location: Sunset Blvd. between San Vicente Blvd. & Doheny Dr. Reason: Annual [continue reading]
The idea is to better connect the Expo Line to both downtown Santa Monica and Westwood and UCLA. Here’s the news from the Big Blue Bus website: Big News: Fall Service Begins August 26 & 27 Read all about new Rapid 12 and Rapid 20, and changes to Routes 2, [continue reading]