Going to HARD Day of the Dead? Plan on going Metro. The music extravaganza is taking place Saturday, November 3 at the LA State Historic Park, conveniently near the Gold Line Chinatown Station. The fun starts at 6 p.m. and lasts until 2 a.m. Here are few tips for Metro [continue reading]
Endeavour opens to the public tomorrow at the California Science Center. Let the Expo Line be your ride there! Not only will you save parking money, you’ll be able to get a 10% discount at the ExploraStore by showing your valid TAP card, which will come in handy for all those Endeavour souvenirs. [continue reading]
As you likely know, downtown Los Angeles residents who live near the proposed streetcar line have a special vote-by-mail-only election in the latter half of November to decide whether to tax themselves to help pay for the project by creating a Community Facilities District. This is a city of Los [continue reading]
Here’s the latest on Division 13 from Metro: Construction of Division 13, a state-of-the-art bus maintenance facility adjacent to Union Station, has recently begun. The project is estimated to take two years to complete and is partially funded by a $52.5 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. “I [continue reading]
Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. Hurricane Sandy provokes the largest pre-emptive transit shutdown in U.S. [continue reading]
Top: The Bowling Green subway station entrance in Lower Manhattan. Middle: Flood preparations at Lenox Terminal at 148th Street. Bottom: The now closed Brooklyn-Battery tunnel. Photos by Leonard Wiggins/MTA New York City Transit. Please see the N.Y. MTA's Flickr page for more photos.
Top — the doors to Grand Central Station in New York are locked Sunday evening. Middle — an empty subway station in Manhattan. Bottom — the signs at Grand Central say it all. Photos are from the New York MTA's Flickr page.