More than $5 million of Business Interruption Fund (BIF) grants have now been awarded to “mom and pop” businesses directly impacted by the construction of transit projects. The BIF began in spring 2015 to provide financial assistance to small businesses directly impacted by rail construction along the Crenshaw/LAX Line, the [continue reading]
We continue our construction careers program video series today with the story of Eric Barnes, a laborer for Skanska-Traylor-Shea, the contractor building Metro’s Purple Line Extension project. Eric had a troubled past, but a new [continue reading]
Here’s the meeting announcement. The 1st/Central Station will serve Little Tokyo and the Arts District.
Over the next few days we’ll be posting a series of videos featuring construction workers and small business owners whose lives have been positively impacted by working on Metro projects through the [continue reading]
Civic Center Studios is a studio and production company that was established in 2010 by entrepreneurs Pete Galindo and Luis Guizar. The studio is located at 207 S. Broadway, Suite [continue reading]
Nice video from our Regional Connector team. The tunnel boring machine for the project is expected to be launched underground later this year. The TBM will eventually dig two tunnels [continue reading]
Eight dead in shooting rampage in Munich, police say (NYT) The hunt for the suspect or suspects in a shooting at a mall has shut down much of Germany’s third-largest city, [continue reading]
The summer festival season in Little Tokyo kicks off this weekend with a full schedule of cultural celebrations in the historic neighborhood. Celebrate Obon, one of the most important Japanese [continue reading]