Next stop, Culver City: Some good news this week with Expo Line test trains running all the way to the end of phase 1 of the project in Culver City. No opening date to Culver City has yet been announced, but the start of testing is a good sign. A [continue reading]
I love it that people are starting to think of creative ways to enjoy the new Expo Line. Discover LA took a ride and came up with stuff to do all along Expo … even in Culver City, which won’t open until this summer. But not a bad idea to plan ahead. Check out [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. Advocacy group says public supports federal funding for bikes and pedestrians (Washington Post) With Bike [continue reading]
A few details on President Obama's visit to L.A. on Thursday — it could impact traffic and bus routes
Looking ahead to Thursday afternoon’s commute: President Obama will be flying into Los Angeles for a campaign fundraiser tomorrow evening at George Clooney’s home in the Studio City part of the San Fernando Valley. As per usual with presidential visits, there could be bus detours depending on the President’s route, [continue reading]
Here’s a panorama I snapped of Culver City Station last Friday using an iPhone app called DMD Panorama. As you can see, work is progressing nicely and the station is likely to open by summer.
Bill that would allow Metro to seek voter approval for Measure R extension approved by third Assembly committee
The bill, AB 1446, next goes to the full Assembly floor. If approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, the bill would allow the Metro Board of Directors to ask Los Angeles County voters to extend the Measure R half-cent sales tax beyond its 2039 expiration date. [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. A first look at the Orange Line extension from Canoga [continue reading]
Proposed Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Here’s the news release from Metro — the most newsworthy item, I think, is that the $4.5-billion budget does not propose raising fares for the 2013 fiscal year: Metro will conduct a budget workshop and public hearing on a proposed $4.5 billion budget for Fiscal [continue reading]
Artwork installation is moving forward on the Orange Line Extension! A few photos of the 27-foot-long ellipses designed by Margaret Lazzari for the Sherman Way Station are below. More information about the artwork is available here. See images from the installation at Canoga Station here.
Metro invites you to an open house to learn about design changes that have taken place through the project’s preliminary engineering phase. A second public meeting will be held when the environmental assessment is completed later this summer, at which time public comments will be taken. Thursday, May 10, 2012, [continue reading]