Put this on your calendar: Draft alternatives for Union Station Master Plan to be unveiled at community workshop in downtown L.A. on May 2

The announcement from the Union Station Master Plan team that went out last week is below — it’s exciting news. In 2012, Metro hired Gruen Associates in association with Grimshaw Architects of London to develop a master plan for the facility. In March, both a Metro staff report and PowerPoint were released that explained [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Monday, April 22: Beautiful repurposed train stations, CicLAvia bigger and better than ever, why transit investment makes good business sense, car-less in L.A. intineraries

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. Ten incredible repurposed train stations (Flavorwire) From the famed Musee d’Orsay (museum) in Paris [continue reading]

'Dreaming' in full color

Following an intricate maintenance effort last week, the artwork City of Dreams/River of History, a mural by Los Angeles based artist Richard Wyatt, has returned to its original luster. City of Dreams is part of an art grouping in Union Station’s East Portal that was installed in 1996. To keep it looking bright and new, specialized [continue reading]