I had the chance recently to speak with Ethan Elkind, whose new book “Railtown” does an excellent job of telling an important story: the history of rail transit in Los Angeles [continue reading]
This is the sixth in a series of Source posts providing a behind-the-scenes look at the artwork fabrication process for each of the seven new Metro Rail stations under construction [continue reading]
It has been a big week for Metro Rail projects: the Purple Line Extension broke ground Friday, excavation work on Crenshaw Boulevard got underway this weekend for the Expo/Crenshaw underground [continue reading]
Above is the route Metro buses and shuttles will use to serve Expo/Crenshaw Station for upcoming Crenshaw/LAX construction. On Friday, November 7, construction will begin on the future Crenshaw/MLK Station, one of eight new stations that are part of the Crenshaw/LAX Line. From November 7 to 24 and December 1 to [continue reading]
Photos by Jeff Zucker for the Expo Line Construction Authority. Please click on each photo to see a larger version. Construction on the second phase of the Expo Line — including seven new stations — between Culver City and downtown Santa Monica continues to chug along at a quick pace. [continue reading]
Two full weekend closures will be required in order to complete track work and roadway improvements on Barrington Avenue for the Expo Line project. Here’s the construction notice from the Expo Line Construction Authority, the independent agency building the six-mile project between Culver City and downtown Santa Monica.