More within the hour!
Earlier this month, the University of Minnesota released a study that found that the Los Angeles metro area ranks third behind New York and San Francisco when it comes to the number of jobs reachable by transit within an hour’s time. The study looked at 46 of the 50 largest metro [continue reading]
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. Lack of parking drives many away from mass transit (L.A. Times) An updated look at a long-debated issue in transit circles: how much, if any, lack of parking at [continue reading]
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! University of Minnesota ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in the U.S. (news release) The study finds that Los Angeles ranks third behind New York [continue reading]
A few highlights from the meeting (agenda here) of the Metro Board of Directors on Oct. 2, 2014: •Item 7: The Board approved a lease with Eric Needleman and Cedd Moses for a new gastropub for the Fred Harvey Room at Union Station. Staff report and earlier Source post. •Items [continue reading]
Zocalo Public Square and Metro held a panel discussion Monday night at the Petersen Automotive Museum with an appropriate topic for the venue: what, if anything, can be done to speed up traffic in our region? A podcast of the discussion is above. KCRW traffic reporter Kajon Cermac served as [continue reading]
Pre-construction is already underway on the first phase of the Purple Line Extension, which will stretch the subway from its current terminus at Western Avenue to La Cienega Boulevard with new stations at Wilshire/La Brea, Wilshire/Fairfax and Wilshire/La Cienega. Earlier this year, Metro received $2.1 billion in federal grants and loans [continue reading]