A new contract to provide law enforcement on the Metro system will be considered by the Metro Board of Directors at their Dec. 1 meeting. The current contract expires Dec. 31 and is with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD), who have policed the Metro system since 2009. The five-year contract [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]
From Metro: As Metro continues to build for Los Angeles County’s transportation future, there is a lot of excitement growing around the update to our long-range plan and the projects and programs that will be part of it. It’s great that so many people are so interested! The plan is being [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.
More photos below. Click to see larger versions — you may be in one of them. The morning was devoted to the speeches and platitudes. And then, shortly before noon, [continue reading]
Finding new solutions to old transportation problems. That, in a nutshell, was the idea behind the “Transformation through Transportation” event held by Metro today in downtown Los Angeles. The invitation-only “Industry Forum” was a chance for Metro officials to introduce the agency and its various programs to business and industry leaders. The [continue reading]
It was a fairly quiet meeting Thursday of the Metro Board of Directors, the 13-member body that decides many issues large and small at the agency. In his opening remarks, [continue reading]
With the announcement last week that the NFL’s Rams — and possibly the Chargers — are relocating to the Los Angeles area, here’s an interesting motion that will go before the Metro Board of Directors this month. The motion calls for a task force to study ways to use the [continue reading]