Gold Line Foothill Extension update

Work continues to progress on the “Iconic Bridge” that will carry Gold Line Foothill Extension trains over the eastbound 210 freeway. From Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority CEO Habib Balian: “Skanska is nearly complete with the internal support structure for the I-210 Bridge superstructure. 500 tons of reinforcing steel [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Bradley Tollison, via Twitter As seen yesterday from Metro Rail near the Pico station for the Blue and Expo lines. The old-style Kings jersey definitely compliments this guy’s lid. Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals is in Newark at 5 p.m. Saturday. BTW, hockey-inclined readers should check [continue reading]

Transit districts revealed as key to growth and jobs; TOD Summit tomorrow at USC

Here’s the news release from ULI Los Angeles: Transformative Strategies Will Be Showcased by Metro, U.S. General Services Administration and State of California LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The 3rd annual TOD Summit by ULI Los Angeles will unveil compelling information about how Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is now the most effective development [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Neil R, via Flickr creative commons In keeping with the news of the day, here’s a photo of a bus. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet it to @metrolosangeles with an #artoftransit hashtag. [continue reading]

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