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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’t 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]