House Republicans unveil their version of transportation spending bill and call for opening ANWR to drilling

As I mentioned in the headlines earlier, House Republicans today announced their version of a multi-year transportation funding bill — and it’s very different from the two-year bill being discussed in the Senate. Here’s the news from Metro’s government relations staff: Today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and House Transportation [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by hustleupshannon, via Instagram Nice shoes and nice light in this Instagram photo taken with an iPhone on what appears to be a Gold Line train platform. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet it [continue reading]

Sheriff’s units increase random checkpoint screenings at Metro Rail stations

The Transit Services Bureau of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has increased the number of random baggage and package screenings conducted at various Metro Rail checkpoints. The increase is due to anti-terrorism training of additional law enforcement personnel provided by the bureau’s Special Operations Threat Interdiction Unit. “The goal is [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by @Spider_Dude, via Twitter The Blue Line as seen from the Wilmington/Imperial Green Line station in Willowbrook. Very cool photo — great colors! To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet it to @metrolosangeles with an [continue reading]

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