Click here to read the kind of blog post no one at Metro wants to read: it’s a first-person account by one of our passengers who last Wednesday literally watched someone steal his $1,300 road bike from the front of a Metro bus in Hollywood. Although bike theft from the [continue reading]
Our latest installment in our Then & Now series takes us to the intersection of 8th & Vermont in Los Angeles. The top photo was taken Sept. 2, 1950. I took the bottom photo last month, so roughly 63 years later. What’s changed? The Bank of America building is there [continue reading]
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POSTPONED Coming up this Thursday according to Caltrans: The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will have alternating closures in both directions of Pacific Coast Highway (State Route 1) intermittently between 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 21 from south of Las Posas Road to north of Deer Creek [continue reading]
As we posted the other day, Westwood Boulevard is closed to traffic this weekend between Ashby and Richland avenues to accommodate the laying of tracks for the second phase of the Expo Line. The road is scheduled to reopen by 6 a.m. Monday. Above is a nice photo taken Saturday [continue reading]
Progress has been speedy on the construction of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, the 11.5-mile addition that will extend the Gold Line from its current terminus in eastern Pasadena to Azusa with six new stations. And now comes the next step: tying the future extension into the existing Gold [continue reading]
Construction notice: upcoming weekend closures of Overland Avenue and Westwood Boulevard to lay tracks for Expo Line project
It’s a big step forward for the project but it comes with some inconvenience. The above notice from the Expo Line Construction Authority has all the details.
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. Pick your social media poison! ART OF TRANSIT: I hope the ultra-skinny models next stop was for a double-double, large fries and a seven milkshakes. For each of them. [continue reading]
Welcome to Friday Five, a weekly roundup of five transit pics we’re loving on Instagram. Want to be featured? Tag @MetroLosAngeles on Instagram to get our attention and follow us for more fun transit photos. Sometimes, the London tube is really, really tube like. Nice perspective shot heading up out of Civic [continue reading]
Waterford to Constitution Bikepath Closure Revised Notice The closure of the bike path that runs along the west side of the I-405 will be extended until Sunday, December 22, due to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power work on a valve in the area.