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Transportation headlines, Thursday, February 5

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines?¬†Drop me an email! And don‚Äôt forget, Metro is on¬†Twitter,¬†Facebook¬†and¬†Instagram. Pick your social media poison!¬† Today’s Zocalo Public Square Metro rider profile: a student and skateboarder traveling from 23rd Street to Melrose Avenue. Wilshire Boulevard will truly be a multi-modal [continue reading]

Purple Line Extension secures $1.25-billion federal New Starts grant and $856-million federally-backed loan

Officials from Metro and the Federal Transit Administration signed a pair of agreements this morning in Washington D.C. for¬†a $1.25-billion federal grant and a $856-million federally-backed loan to build the first phase of the Purple Line Extension subway under Wilshire Boulevard. We’ll post¬†video of this¬†morning’s event later. The agreements clear [continue reading]