Transportation headlines, Friday, Nov. 30

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. Quality of life and visitor experience: public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness (Travel and Leisure) Based [continue reading]

Westside Subway Extension issues Request for Qualifications for potential builders

A small but significant step came today toward construction of the Purple Line Extension’s first segment, with Metro posting a Request for Qualifications for contractors potentially interested in building the project. Here is the specific language: “The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) is requesting Statements of Qualifications from [continue reading]

Latest Measure J results

It remains extremely unlikely that Measure J will get the two-thirds approval needed for passage but it has certainly been interesting watching its numbers rise as more ballots are counted by the Los Angeles County Registrar. I'll update later when I know the number of ballots remaining to be tallied. [continue reading]