Just when you thought we were done recapping our Expo Line ride on Tuesday…more photos! Check out these below that Steve and I snapped while we cruised from 23rd Street station to La Cienega station.
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 blog. Republicans trying to take back California’s high-speed rail funds (L.A. Times) The effort is being led by Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Atwater) and [continue reading]
Artist Danny Heller signs iconic “Chatsworth” poster commissioned by Metro in the “Through the Eyes of Artists” series. In the bright neon glow of Northridge Cruise Night’s convergence of muscle cars and classics, artist Danny Heller was autographing Metro posters for lines of Chatsworth fans lining up at the West SFV [continue reading]
All Metro operated buses and Metro Rail trains that include the Metro Red, Purple, Blue, Green and Gold Lines trains will be operating on a Sunday schedule on Thursday, November 24, Thanksgiving Day. For route and schedule information go to metro.net or call 323.GO.METRO (323.466.3876). Regular service will be operating [continue reading]
Drawing from The Mayflower and Her Log, Complete, July 15, 1620—May 6, 1621, Chiefly from Original Sources (compiled by Azel Ames, published 1907) In keeping with the holiday tomorrow, a nod to getting around the Pilgrim way. BTW, the book this drawing was taken from can be downloaded for free [continue reading]
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Work is proceeding on the “Iconic Bridge” that will carry the Gold Line tracks over the eastbound lanes of the 210 freeway in Arcadia. The latest, shown above: crews are installing the first of 18 “small diameter cast-in-drill-hole piles” that will be the foundation for the abutment on the freeway’s [continue reading]
Steve grabbed this first clip from the cab of our train, which was proceeding south-west from Jefferson/USC station to Expo Park/USC station via the Figueroa underpass. This second clip shows the train flying through the 1.6 miles from Western station to Crenshaw station.
Carter and I had a nice morning: we were recipients of our first ride on the Expo Line, traveling from the 23rd Street station in downtown Los Angeles to the La Cienega station and back. We’ll post some more pics later as well as video. (Update: Here’s the link to [continue reading]
Photo by MorBCN, via Flickr Nice HDR photo — the above is actually three images blended together — taken in Barcelona in 2009. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or Tweet it to @metrolosangeles with an #artoftransit [continue reading]