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]
How We Roll, March 16: what impact may Metro’s potential ballot measure have on traffic and development?
In addition to comments on the blog, following Metro’s general Twitter feed is a good way to learn about the system and see what others are saying. Art of Transit: [continue reading]
Above is the video from last Saturday. Some interesting nuggets from elected officials and members of the Metro Board about the project’s history and the potential extension to Claremont and perhaps beyond.
More photos below. Click to see larger versions — you may be in one of them. The morning was devoted to the speeches and platitudes. And then, shortly before noon, [continue reading]
Why new Gold Line stations mean local neighborhood changes are coming (SGV Tribune) A lot of good nuggets in this article about developments near the new Foothill Extension stations. A [continue reading]
Things to listen to whilst transiting: Our latest podcast features an interview with Joshua Schank, Metro’s new Chief Innovation Officer. Things to read whilst transiting 1: two local eateries — [continue reading]
Finding new solutions to old transportation problems. That, in a nutshell, was the idea behind the “Transformation through Transportation” event held by Metro today in downtown Los Angeles. The invitation-only “Industry Forum” was a chance for Metro officials to introduce the agency and its various programs to business and industry leaders. The [continue reading]