For Bastille Day, Vive la Nutella

Sunday is Bastille Day and even if Les Miserables wasn’t your pick for best picture (too much singing), with July 4 just behind us we can certainly appreciate the celebration of freedom. Then, too, it’s a holiday for parades and eating. Nothing wrong with that. So the question is, where [continue reading]

Metro Responds to BHUSD Consultant Memo on Century City Station Location

Today Metro  released its review of a Beverly Hills Unified School District consultant memo that challenged the agency’s geotechnical rationale  for choosing the Constellation site for the Purple Line Extension ‘s Century City station. The review, sent to Metro’s Board of Directors today, essentially says that nothing in the consultant memo changes the agency’s recommendations. [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, July 9

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 Transportation Headlines online newspaper, which you can also access via email subscription (visit the newspaper site) or RSS feed. How Mayor Garcetti can keep L.A. County transportation [continue reading]

Metro releases latest Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor map

The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project team today released the latest project map of the 8.5-mile rail line, which includes official names of the eight new stations: Expo/Crenshaw, Crenshaw/Martin Luther King, Crenshaw/Vernon (Leimert Park), Crenshaw/Slauson, Florence/West, Florence/La Brea, Florence/Hindry and Aviation/Century.  The Crenshaw/LAX line will serve the Crenshaw Corridor, Inglewood, Westchester [continue reading]

The art of transit

Steve Hymon will be back soon, and with him Twitter Tuesdays. In the meantime, enjoy some transit art. This downtown bus stop bench now features the Hulk! Guess where it’s located and you’ll win Internet kudos. The answer and more information on the bus bench art project after the jump.

Transportation headlines, Monday, July 8

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 Transportation Headlines online newspaper, which you can also access via email subscription (visit the newspaper site) or RSS feed. Photo by Pedro Szekely/Flickr Santa Clarita Summer Beach [continue reading]