The Metro Board of Directors holds their regular monthly meeting on Thursday at 9 a.m. at Metro headquarters in downtown Los Angeles. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda is above; here’s a link to see it directly on Metro.net. As usual, I’ll be at the meeting and [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. Check out the progress on the 405 project at Wilshire (LA Observed) Nice gallery [continue reading]
UPDATE: the issue has been fixed. Looks like problems began yesterday — and the taptogo.net website is still experiencing problems. Until fixed, passes can still be purchased at https://secure.taptogo.net.
The New York MTA recently posted online very nice photos of their Eastside Access project, which will allow the Long Island Railroad to finally reach Grand Central Terminal via new tunnels being dug underneath the station. A few of the photos are below; click here to view the entire set on [continue reading]
Southbound 110 ExpressLanes closed tonight from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.; three bus lines impacted – Silver Line, 460 and 550
Due to emergency ExpressLanes maintenance, southbound service on Silver Line, 460 and 550 will be affected tonight from as early as 9 pm through approximately 5 am Wednesday morning. Northbound service is unaffected. When barricades are present, all southbound express buses will bypass 37th St/USC, Slauson and Manchester stations, then [continue reading]
Transportation headlines, special edition: LA Streetsblog's post "You can't fix traffic, you are the traffic" is a must read
If you have three minutes to spare, I highly recommend Damien Newton's post in response to an opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times griping about Westside traffic. In the Times, editorial writer Carla Hall complained that Los Angeles City Council candidates for the Westside seat (11th district) didn't say [continue reading]
South Bay Service Council hosting special meeting Wednesday evening to discuss Metro bus lines 210 and 710
The Metro South Bay Council will host a special evening meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, February 27, at 6 pm to receive public input on Metro Lines 210 and 710 serving Crenshaw Blvd. All of the Metro Service Councils have selected specific lines in their regions to develop ideas on how to [continue reading]
Welcome to Twitter Tuesday, our roundup of the latest Metro related tweets. To get our attention, add the #MetroLosAngeles tag to your tweets and subscribe to our feed if you haven’t already. For specific complaints and customer service, please use the Customer Comment Form on metro.net. If having problems viewing this post [continue reading]
The Metro Transportation Library & Archive have been hard at work producing two new tools that explain Los Angeles transit history dating back to 1874. This week, the Library unveils an interactive timeline allowing users to better understand the 140-year evolution of local transit from numerous private street railroads into publicly-governed agencies. [continue reading]
Transportation headlines, Tuesday, Feb. 26: art of transit, does light rail stop people from driving?, raising the gas tax?
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. Does light rail really stop people from driving (The Atlantic Cities) A new study [continue reading]