Good morning! The Metro Board of Directors meets for its regular monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday. The agenda is above with links to staff reports on the different issues before the Board today. Perusing agendas and reports are a great way to learn about the many different facets of [continue reading]
This is the next step in the Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan that was approved by the Metro Board in 2014 (presentation here) — the preparation of the legally-required environmental studies. Please see the meeting notice above and the helpful video below. And here’s the project home page.
Suspected terrorist attacks took place earlier today in Brussels, Belgium, targeting the city’s airport and metro. In the wake of the attacks, Metro is responding by increasing security on the system and asking the public to “See Something, Say Something.” Here’s the joint statement from Metro LASD: The Los Angeles County [continue reading]
Now that the entire Gold Line is open from Azusa to East L.A., Rail Operations is working to fine tune the schedule to best meet current service levels. To that end, [continue reading]
Metro will host four public meetings during the last week of March to provide updates and receive public input on the latest developments of the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project. Meetings are scheduled for: Monday, March 28 at 6 p.m. Whittier Senior Center 13225 Walnut Street Whittier, CA 90602 [continue reading]
Art of Transit Things to listen whilst on transit: A classic Judge John Hodgman episode. Marc wants to dig up the family dog, who passed away two years ago, and re-assemble [continue reading]
After being closed for three months due to Regional Connector construction, the Little Tokyo/Arts District Station is ready to reopen! Gold Line trains will once again run end to end — from [continue reading]
Construction is in full swing on the 8.5-mile Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. Here’s the latest notice sent out from the project regarding the closure and reconfiguration of a street adjacent to the future light-rail line: Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will close Victoria Avenue to traffic between 67th Street and 71st Street beginning Friday, March 18, for the [continue reading]