State budget looms

Several media outlets are already reporting that public transit funds will be slashed as part of the state budget that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will announce later this morning. Here’s a link to a story posted online by the L.A. Times today. The story says mass transit will face cuts, but [continue reading]

Revised 405 closure hours

Caltrans put out a press release Thursday with revised hours and locations for the night-time closures next week on the 405 freeway as part of the project to build a carpool lane between the Santa Monica Freeway and the Ventura Freeway. The release: CORRECTION Northbound I-405 FULL FREEWAY CLOSURES TO [continue reading]

Welcome to Metro Minutes

New to The Source is a feature called Metro Minutes, an audio recording that you can click on and hear Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Art Leahy talk about transportation related news and information. In this first edition of  Metro Minutes, Art Leahy reflects on the past year at the agency and [continue reading]