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.
Well, you know it’s close to project-opening time when the traditional media ride is held. As expected, there was a healthy crowd this a.m. for the ride to Santa Monica [continue reading]
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]
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.