710 GAP STUDY: I know some readers believe that my recent post about the ongoing 710 study was perhaps one of the worst things ever published on the internet. And that I was condescending, to boot. Here’s one recent email from a reader: More window dressing to try and cajole [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. Metro staff chooses final 710 routes for environmental study (Pasadena [continue reading]
Metro staff recommends list of SR 710 environmental study alternatives be narrowed as process goes forward
Here is the news release from Metro: Metro staff, working in conjunction with Caltrans, is recommending that the list of alternatives being studied for the SR 710 north-south connection from Alhambra to Pasadena be pared from 12 to five for further environmental study based on operational, engineering, financial and environmental [continue reading]
Countdown clock widgets for Carmageddon II on the weekend of Sept. 29-30 are now available in a variety of sizes. Please see this page on metro.net to get the code — the widgets are very easy to install on websites.
THE ART UNDERGROUND – NYC SUBWAY from Tim Sessler on Vimeo. Nice video shot by Brandon Bloch and Tim Sessler for the New York MTA, highlighting some of the art work in the New York subway.
The latest round of community updates for the Regional Connector project are underway, with one today at 1 p.m. at the Central Library; here’s the full list. The project team has also produced a new batch of power point presentations showing designs for the three stations along the Connector’s 1.9-mile [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. Here’s one way to pack a few more bikes onto [continue reading]
Measure J is the proposal to extend the Measure R half-cent sales tax for 30 years beyond its mid-2039 expiration date to try to accelerate transit and road projects. The state bill that would allow the issue to go to Los Angeles County voters on November 6 had been approved [continue reading]
As the latest tactic in Metro’s ongoing public outreach campaign for “Carmageddon II,” the agency has produced a new Public Service Announcement featuring Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa that is now available for public use. Available in English and Spanish, the video PSA asks for the public’s cooperation to stay [continue reading]
In the morning headlines today, we linked to an L.A. Times article bemoaning the bad traffic at Dodger Stadium. With that in mind, here’s a look at four ballparks in the U.S. that are easy to reach via regional transit systems. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, [continue reading]