After having Shake It Off shoved in my face from every corner of the TV, radio and internet, I was ready to write-off Taylor Swift’s upcoming new album. The single is catchy, [continue reading]
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Los Angeles Fire Department have declared Patsaouras Transit Plaza at Union Station to be free of any health threats, including the Ebola virus. The Transit Plaza will reopen shortly to regular Metro bus service and bus service by other providers.
Metro buses and the FlyAway Bus are boarding at Cesar Chavez and Vignes Avenue until further notice. Please follow service alerts on the metro.net homepage and our Twitter feed for updates. Here is information provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: At 1417 hours today, a male approached MTA [continue reading]
Start your weekend with some classical, contemporary and popular music in the Union Station Waiting Room. Neptune Winds of the Colburn Conservatory of Music will be performing on Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. as part of Metro Presents. Drop by and enjoy the tunes!
And here is the third of the new videos from Metro’s marketing team, this one featuring Hollywood-based Rusty Eye promoting Nextrip, which allows users to get real-time bus and train arrival information on GPS-enabled smart phones or computers. The new videos are intended as a fun way to help folks learn to ride [continue reading]
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. Basics: the math of park-n-ride (Human Transit) Boy, Laura Nelson’s article in the Times earlier this week on parking and the lack thereof at some Metro transit stations got [continue reading]
It was a mostly quiet agenda, but these three items may be of interest: •Item 20. The Board approved a motion by Board Member Mark Ridley-Thomas to provide $2.8 million in funding to continue environmental studies and planning work for a walking and bike path on the Harbor Subdivision right-of-way that [continue reading]