16th Annual Golden Pylon Awards spotlight true-grit traffic reporters whose on-air traffic talk keeps rush-hour commuters in the know about alternatives to solo driving. Awards are prelude to Rideshare Week Oct. 1 – 5 when commuters are invited to share the ride.
Regular service resumed a few minutes ago after an earlier issue involving the overhead wires that power the trains. There will be some residual delays through about 5:30 p.m. this afternoon. Thanks for your patience with the delays. Service alerts are available through Metro’s primary Twitter feed, the agency’s service [continue reading]
These days practically everyone uses social media, but are you using it to its full potential? Find out the latest trends and how to make the most of social media at Social Media Week Los Angeles (SMWLA), taking place September 24 – 28 in Hollywood. Check out the schedule of [continue reading]
Metro Blue Line patrons are experiencing delays of up to 20 minutes due to problems with the power line that feeds the trains. Metro is implementing single tracking and also has implemented an emergency bus service for Blue Line passengers between 7TH St/Metro Center and Grand stations, and for the [continue reading]
Metro and L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies are asking patrons to watch for the person in these photographs. On July 16 at approximately 11:10 p.m. this suspect was captured on video grabbing an Apple iPad from a Metro patron as she was riding the Blue Line. When the train arrived at the Compton Station, the [continue reading]
Instead of posting the plain text from the latest Metro survey of bus and rail passengers, we decided to give the numbers a graphical twist. As for the results, they’re pretty much in line with previous surveys. More info on how the survey was conducted below. How the surveys are [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. Beverly Hills pursues bike sharing program (Beverly Hills Patch) The Council inquires about hosting [continue reading]