Metro to receive nearly $39 million “Cap and Trade” grant for Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station, other Metro Blue Line improvements

Earlier today, the California State Transportation Agency announced the grant recipients of the 2015 Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program. These grants help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by supporting public transportation projects. Los Angeles County received the following grant awards: Antelope Valley Transit Authority – $24,403,000 for the Regional Transit [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Friday, June 26

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. From one of our agency’s long-time friends… When I checked Twitter this morning #LoveWins pic.twitter.com/RYsPJKx1F2 — George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) June 26, 2015 After contentious discussion, Metro Board approves bikeshare contract [continue reading]

Metro invites small businesses along project corridors to participate in Metro’s Business Interruption Fund Workshop

Metro will be hosting a pilot Business Interruption Fund (BIF) workshop series for three Metro Rail construction projects areas starting Tuesday, June 30 for the Regional Connector, Crenshaw/LAX Line and Purple Line Extension. Workshop participants will learn about the BIF and receive information first-hand from program staff about how small “mom [continue reading]

Blue Line resuming normal service

Update 5:40 p.m.: The earlier train-auto incident at San Pedro Street has been cleared. Blue Line trains are resuming normal service, though customers should expect residual delays through rush hour this evening. The Blue Line is currently running with up to 20 minute delays due to a train-auto incident that [continue reading]

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