At approximately 1:08 p.m. northbound Metro Gold Line train and auto collided at Glenarm crossing north of Mission Station. Car overturned and is currently blocking both tracks. One person in the auto reported injured. Possible damage to the train’s overhead caternary system. Unknown injuries to train passengers at this time. [continue reading]
Accident on Gold Line: Collision between train and auto near Glenarm. Auto overturned and blocking both tracks. Emergency response personnel notified and responding. Southbound trains turning back from Del Mar and northbound trains turning back at Mission. Bus bridge to ferry riders between stations is forming. Update to follow.
This weekend we have a futuristic chamber ensemble remaking movie scores from the 70’s, a celebration of Los Angeles Art Deco heritage and a karate tournament – among other great things to do. Have an event you’d like us to include? Shoot us an email at email@example.com. Time and space [continue reading]
The folks running the Westside Subway Extension projects are doing something smart and holding a lunchtime open house on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2029 Century Park East in the Concourse Level Conference Center. For more details, click here. And here’s a link to a Google map [continue reading]
The big news on Thursday was the $2.25 billion federal grant to California to help build a planned $43-billion high-speed rail line between Anaheim and San Francisco. I thought this quote from State Sen. Alan Lowenthal (who represents the Long Beach area) in the L.A. Times hit the nail on [continue reading]
The northbound 405 freeway is scheduled to be fully closed between Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards tonight for work on the Sepulveda Pass widening project. Ramp closures could begin as early as 8 p.m. and lane closures after 9 p.m. Here’s the latest construction update.
Today marks the opening of the W Hollywood Hotel at Hollywood and Vine, the latest project from Metro’s Joint Development Program, which seeks to encourage Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in Los Angeles. The 2.3- acre development sits right on top of the Hollywood/Vine Red Line station at the gateway of [continue reading]
Here are three of the noteworthy actions taken by the Metro Board of Directors at their meeting Thursday: *A contract worth up to $30.45 million was approved with 21 local tow truck companies to provide Freeway Service Patrols. Item 60 on the agenda. *The Board decided to restart the process [continue reading]
The monthly meeting of the Metro Board of Directors began a few minutes ago. The agenda is on the light side today, but we’ll post a roundup of actions taken later in the day.
A few more notes on the announcement by President Obama today that California will receive $2.25 billion in federal funds for a high-speed rail line between Anaheim and San Francisco: *The state of California had applied for $4.7 billion in funds to help build four segments of the line, including [continue reading]