Metro took home the top prize at Southern California Association of Governments’ Seventh Annual Compass Blueprint Recognition Awards and received the President’s Award of Excellence for its Countywide Sustainability Planning Policy, which promotes regional collaboration to increase mobility, foster walkable and livable communities, and minimize greenhouse gas emissions and environmental impact. “It has been a [continue reading]
It’s the second to last First Friday at the Natural History Museum. Tours with NHM’s Vice President of Research and Collections, Dr. Luis Chiappe, will start at 5 p.m. and the discussion on fossilized genes will begin at 6:30 p.m. Javelin and Helado Negro will be performing while Anthony Valadez and Matthewdavid work the DJ Lounge. General admission [continue reading]
This year, Union Station will be joining the Cinco de Mayo celebrations by welcoming transit customers on their way to the festivities at Olvera Street on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5. Metro will create a gateway through Union Station to guide the public to free performances, family activities, [continue reading]
Iron Man 3 opens in the U.S. this weekend (though if you’ve already seen it, no spoilers please!), catch it at El Capitan to also check out a display of collectibles and comic books from the private collection of Stan Lee. Iron Man 3 will be showing at the theatre in [continue reading]
The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor is scheduled to conduct full 10-hour northbound I-405 freeway closures from the Santa Monica Boulevard off-ramp to the Santa Monica Boulevard on-ramp in West Los Angeles on the nights of Friday, May 10, Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 11 [continue reading]
Attention Kings fans: no Expo Line service out of downtown L.A. on Saturday night due to repair work; bus shuttles replace trains north of 23rd Street station after 8:20 p.m.
If you have not yet heard, here is the situation tomorrow night. The Kings-Blues playoff game begins at Staples Center at 7 p.m. At that time, Expo Line trains will be running normal weekend service between Culver City and 7th/Metro Center in downtown Los Angeles. However, at 8:30 p.m. until [continue reading]
May Day marches and rallies are expected to take place in downtown L.A.’s central business district tomorrow and certain streets will start closing between 6 a.m. – 7 a.m. as marchers gather. LADOT will be closing and opening streets as events take place and traffic may not return to normal [continue reading]
Metro will hold a public hearing on a draft $4.891-billion budget fiscal year 2013-14 that begins July 1 at 1 p.m. May 15 in the Metro Board Room on the third floor of Metro headquarters at One Gateway Plaza in downtown Los Angeles. Metro HQ is adjacent to Union Station [continue reading]
Photos by C. Martinez RTD Denver celebrates the grand opening of the W Line, their newest light rail line. If you happen to be in Denver today or tomorrow, hop on a train and ride for free.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZeUkguVyiQ] This Sunday is Fiesta Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. Enjoy food, music and dancing at this free event. Festivities will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Show your TAP card at the O’Reilly Auto Parts exhibitor booth at Fiesta’s World Cup Sports Center lot to claim a [continue reading]