Transit Service

Board meeting notes

Here are three of the noteworthy actions taken by the Metro Board of Directors at their meeting Thursday: *A contract worth up to $30.45 million was approved with 21 local tow truck companies to provide Freeway Service Patrols. Item 60 on the agenda. *The Board decided to restart the process [continue reading]

405 work resumes tonight

Goodbye rain and hello freeway construction: The northbound 405 freeway will be fully closed between the 10 freeway and Santa Monica Boulevard from midnight to 5 a.m. on Thursday morning as part of the project to build a carpool lane over the Sepulveda Pass. Ramp closures could begin as early [continue reading]

No 405 work tonight

More rain in the Southland translates to no full freeway closures on the northbound 405 tonight, nor are there any ramp closures. Current plans call for a full closure late Wednesday and early Thursday between the 10 freeway and Santa Monica Boulevard. You can get project updates at www.metro.net/I-405 and [continue reading]

Moscow’s subway dogs

One of the goals of The Source is to give readers an idea of what’s happening with mass transit and urban planning outside Los Angeles County. In that vein, a fascinating, and sad, story was recently published in the Financial Times about the thousands of stray dogs roaming Moscow. Many [continue reading]