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Transportation headlines, Wednesday, May 28

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Editor’s note: Hello Source readers. I’m traveling this week and will be mostly away from the blog — but wanted to catch up to the [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, May 21

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Give L.A.’s riders a fare hike that’s fair (L.A. Times)  The editorial partially backs the Metro staff proposal for fare increases that will be considered [continue reading]

Purple Line Extension secures $1.25-billion federal New Starts grant and $856-million federally-backed loan

Officials from Metro and the Federal Transit Administration signed a pair of agreements this morning in Washington D.C. for a $1.25-billion federal grant and a $856-million federally-backed loan to build the first phase of the Purple Line Extension subway under Wilshire Boulevard. We’ll post video of this morning’s event later. The agreements clear [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, May 20

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  My horrible, hopeful L.A. commute (Zocalo Public Square)  Columnist Joe Mathews writes about his three- to four-hour daily journey that involves starting in South Pasadena, [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, May 6

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Here are two plans for an airport people mover (Curbed LA) The Curbed post is based on tweets from L.A. Times transportation reporter Laura Nelson, [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, April 3

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  South L.A. needs trees (L.A. Times)  The editorial despairs the loss of about 135 trees along Crenshaw Boulevard to accommodate construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Line [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Monday, March 31

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Transit riders assail proposed Metro fare hike at public meeting (L.A. Times) Coverage of the four-hour hearing on Saturday over the proposed fare increase. As [continue reading]