One weekend down, 21 weekends to go! The first of 22 weekend closures for construction of the Wilshire/La Brea Station occurred last weekend. The work involves installing decking so that [continue reading]
The good news: Metro is ramping up work on the construction of a new subway station for the Purple Line at Wilshire and La Brea. The not-quite-as-sunny news: here comes [continue reading]
Be prepared: Metro is getting ready to start construction on the future Wilshire/La Brea Station for the Purple Line Extension subway. The process begins with excavating a portion of Wilshire Boulevard and [continue reading]
Good morning from The Source satellite office in Mason, Ohio, where I’m on parental-unit duty this week… From the Department of Twitterers Angry About Traffic: You have become what you [continue reading]
Good morning from The Source satellite office in Mason, Ohio, where I’m on parental-unit duty this week. In between trips to Target and various other traffic-choked arterials and strip malls [continue reading]
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]