The art of transit

Photo by Anna, via submission Well composed photo taken at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, which overlooks the 101 freeway in downtown L.A.  To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet it to @metrolosangeles [continue reading]

Legislative alert from Metro CEO's office — federal transportation bill

Here’s the latest legislative alert from Metro CEO Art Leahy’s office: Sharp Partisan Disagreements Mark Passage of Surface Transportation Bill in House Committee Earlier today (2:45 a.m. EST), the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee concluded its consideration of The American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act (H.R. 7). The measure was [continue reading]

Art for the Orange Line: A glimpse of Stoney Point Park by Lisa Adams

Lisa Adams’ artwork for Chatsworth Station monumentalizes the Northwest San Fernando Valley’s landscape and equestrian lifestyle in the forms of native flowers and galloping horses. The imagery was recently fabricated by teams of artisans who translated Lisa’s original artworks into the durable materials of porcelain enamel steel and glass mosaic. [continue reading]

A health promoting L.A.

An article by Jane Brody in Monday’s New York Times explores how some developers, urban planners and public health researchers are taking a different view of sprawl versus thoughtful urban infill development. Brody cites the work of UCLA researchers and others suggesting that in creating car-centric communities we may be fostering obesity, poor health, social [continue reading]

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