Metro receives top honors at SCAG's Compass Blueprint Recognition Awards

Metro took home the top prize at Southern California Association of Governments’ Seventh Annual Compass Blueprint Recognition Awards and received the President’s Award of Excellence for its Countywide Sustainability Planning Policy, which promotes regional collaboration to increase mobility, foster walkable and livable communities, and minimize greenhouse gas emissions and environmental impact. “It has been a [continue reading]

Go Metro Weekends, May 3 – 6

It’s the second to last First Friday at the Natural History Museum. Tours with NHM’s Vice President of Research and Collections, Dr. Luis Chiappe, will start at 5 p.m. and the discussion on fossilized genes will begin at 6:30 p.m. Javelin and Helado Negro will be performing while Anthony Valadez and Matthewdavid work the DJ Lounge. General admission [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Friday, May 3: Is California bike friendly? When death rode the rails, Boston transit seeks security, HSR defends bidding process

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. Are we bike friendly? This ranking says, ‘Not so much’ (League of American Bicyclists) [continue reading]

Attention Kings fans: no Expo Line service out of downtown L.A. on Saturday night due to repair work; bus shuttles replace trains north of 23rd Street station after 8:20 p.m.

If you have not yet heard, here is the situation tomorrow night. The Kings-Blues playoff game begins at Staples Center at 7 p.m. At that time, Expo Line trains will be running normal weekend service between Culver City and 7th/Metro Center in downtown Los Angeles. However, at 8:30 p.m. until [continue reading]