Your weekend traffic update from Caltrans: The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces 55-hour weekend lane closures of the north- and southbound San Gabriel River Freeway (I-605) connectors to the eastbound San Bernardino Freeway (I-10) for pavement and drainage work. Friday, September 27 at 10 p.m. through Monday, September 30, [continue reading]
From the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the agency building the 11.5-mile project between eastern Pasadena and the Azusa/Glendora border. WHO: Residents / Commuters in the City of Monrovia near Mayflower Ave. WHAT: Crews will be constructing grade crossing improvements on Mayflower Ave at the railroad crossing in [continue reading]
Wow. A Metro Board of Directors meeting that was shorter than the last Batman movie! That doesn’t happen often, readers. A few items of interestingness: Item 15 — The Board approved a competitive grant program framework to help fund a series of regional Open Streets events — i.e. CicLAvia type [continue reading]
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=af9wBr33mKc] Great video brought to our attention by Twitter follower @generasianx. Video summary: adorable kid takes transit to explore DTLA. Click play and brighten up 7 minutes of your day.
September Metro Board agenda Good morning, Source readers! Metro Board Chairwoman Diane DuBois has just dropped the gavel on the September meeting of the agency’s Board of Directors, the 13-member group that serves as the ultimate deciders for Metro. The agenda is above. It looks to be a fairly mellow [continue reading]
Following a rash of highway incidents, Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol and the California Office of Traffic Safety are asking motorists to move over and slow for the cone, both for the safety of those in the car and that of the highway work crews. Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol [continue reading]
It’s shaping up to be a great week for lovers of art and mass transit. This evening, L.A.-based artist Doug Aitken and his art train project Station to Station: A Nomadic Happening will pull into Union Station for a one-night-only event. And this week, REDCAT is kicking off its 10th [continue reading]
Gold Line Foothill Extension update: concrete pours for another big bridge and grade crossings almost half complete!
More good news for the Gold Line Foothill Extension project, which is adding 11.5 miles to the Gold Line between eastern Pasadena and the Azusa/Glendora border with six new stations in Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale and two in Azusa. Here’s the latest update from Habib Balian, CEO of the Metro [continue reading]
The City of Westlake Village held a groundbreaking ceremony this morning for the Lindero Canyon/101 Freeway bridge project. When the project is completed, the Lindero Canyon Road/101 bridge will feature an additional travel lane in each direction of traffic and a series of unique aesthetic improvements. Funding for this project is [continue reading]
em>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: The view down to Fifth Street from the Bunker Hill Steps in downtown Los Angeles, via Metro’s Instagram account. Century City tower site [continue reading]