Measure R committee OKs recommendation to advance TIFIA loan financing for Regional Connector Project

The Measure R Independent Oversight Committee this morning approved Metro’s financing plan aimed at securing $160 million in federal Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation (TIFIA) loans for the Regional Connector project. The committee, which is charged with reviewing the cost-effectiveness of financing Measure R projects, determined this type of federal [continue reading]

UPDATE: Blue Line resuming normal service

UPDATE 4:56 p.m. The Blue Line is resuming normal service after an earlier disabled train at Florence/Firestone junction was cleared. Metro thanks those affected for their patience. For up-to-the-minute status updates, follow Metro on Twitter @metrolosangeles or @metroLAalerts.