Furthering its commitment to assist transit passengers who have experienced unwanted sexual contact, Metro today announced a first-of-its-kind 24/7 sexual harassment counseling hotline. The hotline, 1-844-Off-Limits (633-5464), will be staffed by counselors from the community advocacy organization Peace Over Violence, which has 45 years of experience counseling victims of sexual abuse [continue reading]
(pdf of the above report for downloading and printing) Grappling with an issue often raised by Metro riders — the presence of police on the system, or sometimes the lack thereof — the Metro Board of Directors voted 7 to 4 on Thursday to delay a vote on a new [continue reading]
How We Roll, Sept. 30: who said we have a tremendous traffic problem that is steadily growing worse?
Quiz! Guess who said the following about L.A. traffic and which year he/she said it: We have a tremendous traffic problem that is steadily growing worse. Half-hearted routine measures will [continue reading]
We’re less than a year from learning whether Budapest, Paris or Los Angeles will host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. The International Olympic Committee will pick a city next [continue reading]
Saying goodbye to a legend tonight. || photo 📸 @dippyduck1 #GoMetro #dodgerstadiumexpress #vinscully A photo posted by Metro (@metrolosangeles) on Sep 25, 2016 at 2:36pm PDT Dept. of Dodgers: [continue reading]
A major safety improvement to a South Los Angeles County railroad crossing at the intersection of Rosecrans and Marquardt Avenues was announced today by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation [continue reading]
And that’s a wrap. The final two Telephone Town Halls on Metro’s potential ballot measure were held Wednesday night. The Metro Board of Directors is scheduled to consider the potential ballot measure and the draft spending plan during their June meetings. To see the previous Telephone Town Halls, click here.
There will be general information about the potential ballot measure that Metro is considering, as well as info about projects specific to different parts of Los Angeles County. If you want to listen to any meeting, call 888-400- 1932 to hear it in English or 888-400-9342 for Spanish. Here’s the rest [continue reading]
Things to watch whilst transiting: Cool LAT video taken hundreds of feet above DTLA from a crane working on the under-construction Wilshire Grand. Things to read whilst transiting: NASA gently pushes back at climate change deniers on its Facebook page, so points out the Huffington Post. Art of Transit: Detectives investigate [continue reading]