Dept. of Practice Makes Perfect: Metro last week held an exercise for some of its bus operators: a wheelchair securement competition to test an essential skill. Below are a few [continue reading]
ICYMI: Metro says there were 592,000 Metro Rail boardings on Saturday, which included the well-attended Women’s March in downtown Los Angeles. That compares to the average of 231,897 boardings on Saturdays during [continue reading]
Regional Connector Constructors (RCC) work crews under contract to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will begin a series of full weekend closures along Flower Street in downtown Los Angeles between 3rd and 5th streets in order to perform cut and cover/decking activities for the Regional Connector Transit [continue reading]
A Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) was released by Metro today for the Regional Connector project, the 1.9-mile underground light rail line in downtown L.A. that will tie together the Blue, Expo and Gold Lines. Some quick background: Metro had been sued by some downtown business owners who alleged the [continue reading]
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! DTLA businesses semi-win lawsuit against Regional Connector (Curbed LA) The U.S. District Court ruled last week that work on the project is allowed to continue [continue reading]
Here’s the new video from the Regional Connector team that provides a timeline of how construction will proceed along Flower Street. The Connector, of course, will tie in with the Blue Line and Expo Line just north of the existing 7th/Metro Center Station.