Above and below are two recent presentations for the first section of the Purple Line Extension project, which is extending the subway from Wilshire/Western to Wilshire/La Cienega. Decking begins in June for the Wilshire/La Brea Station — see below. We’ll be providing a lot more info after the holiday weekend.
Things to read whilst transiting: is there a train filled with gold buried beneath the mountains of Poland? Read this article in the New Yorker about this Indiana Jones-ish story that involves World War II. You can guess the bad guys. Hey Beyonce: The Rose Bowl is in Pasadena. Art [continue reading]
In part two of our podcast trilogy looking at the Metro’s budget for the coming fiscal year, Steve and Drew look at some of the construction projects and programs that consume 40 percent of Metro’s $5.6-billion budget. Here’s last week’s podcast providing a budget overview. Need something to read? The [continue reading]
Congratulations to the cash prize winners of Metro’s Eat Shop Play quarterly drawing. It pays to support local businesses, in more ways than one! Quarterly drawings are part of Metro’s Eat Shop Play campaign to promote impacted business located along three rail construction projects: the Crenshaw/LAX Line, the Purple Line Extension and [continue reading]
Things to read whilst transiting: A Pulitzer went earlier this week to the great New Yorker article about the Pacific Northwest’s earthquake challenges and the lack of response to it [continue reading]
Metro’s Purple Line contractor will perform a traffic switch on a portion of Wilshire Boulevard between Detroit and Mansfield this weekend with work running from 8 p.m. today (Friday) through [continue reading]
Here’s the notice from Metro:
This is the first in a series of posts that will look at projects and programs that would receive funding from the potential sales tax ballot measure that Metro is [continue reading]