As of 1:30 there’s no line at the Little Tokyo/Arts District station. The small festival in the parking lot next to the station is not exactly crowded.
You can also expect a line to board the Gold Line in both directions at Mariachi Plaza.
As expected, there is a monster line to board the train at Union Station. The wait for Pasadena trains is estimated at 20 minutes and it’s 45 minutes for trains to East L.A.
We’re out at the East L.A. Civic Center, where there’s a farmer’s market with food booths — there’s also going to be some performances later. The Eastside Gold Line train had a healthy crowd headed out from Union Station and folks were jumping on the train at every stop, but [continue reading]
Rolling truck protest has rolled out of downtown Los Angeles, so traffic is clear(er) and bus delays rolling away. Buses had been delayed while a National Port Drivers Association truck caravan protested the levying of container fees on independent truckers. The rolling protest of trucks had temporarily blocked streets at and around LA City Hall.
Buses delayed in downtown LA, as a truck caravan at and around LA City Hall blocking traffic. National Port Drivers Association is protesting container fees being assessed against independent truckers as part of the ports’ Clean Truck Program.
Veteran’s Day is tomorrow, but the official word out of One Gateway is that Metro bus and rail lines will be running on their normal weekday schedules. Timetables — albeit in slow-to-load and the often inconvenient pdf format — can be found on the Metro website by clicking here.
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]