Go Metro Weekends, Oct 12 – 14

Don’t forget to swing by Ben&Jerry’s at Union Station tonight or tomorrow evening. Go between the hours of 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and score some free scoops. Afterwards, head into Pasadena for the Old Town Haunt. Descend into the basement of the historic Union Savings Bank Building (20 N. Raymond Ave.) [continue reading]

ExpressLanes van out and about and perhaps coming to a neighborhood near you

Metro just released this schedule for Mel, the ExpressLanes van that’s traveling the countryside, signing up commuters for transponders before the Nov. 10 deadline. Mel, a specially equipped van painted bright green to serve as a visible outreach program, is traveling around the region to bring FasTrak® accounts and transponders to commuters so they [continue reading]

Transportation Secretary LaHood bring big check to L.A. for Crenshaw/LAX light rail project

A news conference with U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was held Wednesday at the Green Line’s Aviation station for the recently announced $545.9-million federally-backed TIFIA loan Metro will receive to help fund construction of the Crenshaw-LAX Line. The loan was first announced in 2010, with the deal closing earlier this [continue reading]

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