Here’s the thing about technology: when it works, it’s great. But sometimes it doesn’t and life becomes one big “page load error.” As we posted yesterday, Metro was planning to have a new version of its website up and running Friday. But a serious server glitch has postponed those plans [continue reading]
It’s been in the works for months and Metro will launch its redesigned web site later today. Call it Metro.net 2.0 — the agency’s all-out effort to employ the latest online tools to help you, the taxpayer, track your transportation investments in L.A. County. To visit the new site, click [continue reading]
All rail ticket vending machines back online and working again.
It looks like ticket vending machines at some train stations are out of commission for the moment, while the system is being upgraded. We’ll let you know when we get more info. In the meantime, there will be short delays.
Perhaps you’re new to the planet and haven’t heard of that distinctly L.A. celebration: the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval. Be warned that it’s rather like stepping into Fellini’s “Satyricon” film. But it’s actually pretty good theater as tens of thousands of Halloween revelers — many in costume — flock to the [continue reading]
Normal service has been restored to the Metro Gold Line. At about 1:15 p.m. an umbrella from a neighboring residence blew onto city power lines above train tracks, creating a potentially dangrous situation for the trains below. The Gold Line was closed beteen Highland Park and Southwest Museum stations for approximately [continue reading]
The Gold Line is now carrying passengers again on a single track between Highland Park and Southwest Museum stations. Expect delays until regular service is restored. At about 1:15 p.m. an umbrella from a neighboring residence blew onto city power lines above train tracks, creating a potentially dangrous situation for the [continue reading]
The Gold Line is currently shut down between Highland Park and Southwest Museum stations. At about 1:15 p.m. an umbrella from a neighboring residence blew onto city power lines above train tracks, creating a potentially dangrous situation for the trains beneath. DWP, Fire Department and Metro officials are on the scene. [continue reading]
The new Edward R. Roybal Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension soon will get $4.5 million in safety enhancements. The Metro Board voted to approve the additional funds for the line today on consent (that is, there was no debate). As a result, Metro will install approximately two miles of fencing [continue reading]
Nearly 100,000 fans are expected to converge on the Rose Bowl this Sunday, Oct. 25, for the 7 p.m. U2 concert — the largest on the band’s world “360 Tour.” Heavy traffic, congested streets and limited parking are expected around the stadium. In other words, the usual traffic mayhem associated [continue reading]