On a recent trip to Berlin, I abstained from car travel and instead relied on 7 Euro (about $9) day passes to take me around town on the U-Bahn, the S-Bahn and the bus. I was seldom confused, always on time and saved tons of money. The money part was [continue reading]
Power has been restored and the Metro Red and Purple lines are now resuming normal service. A loss of power at the Pershing Square Station required that trains single track between Westlake/MacArthur Park Station and Union Station. The issue has been resolved.
Due to a loss of power at Pershing Square Station, Metro Red and Purple Line trains are operating on a single track between Westlake/MacArthur Park Staton and Union Station. Delays currently are approximately 20 minutes.
Transportation headlines, Tuesday, March 12: More of us on transit, Big Blue Bus marathon detours, road gender matters
More people on public transit, Metro system leading the way (L.A. Daily News) Record numbers of Americans ditched their cars and took public transporation in 2012 and some of the largest increases occurred right here. We love this story and not just for the reasons you think. What this [continue reading]
In the newest edition of Metro Motion we hop on the Fairfax Avenue bus for a trip from Hollywood to Little Ethiopia, where there’s a colorful gathering of establishments as bright as the African sun. We visit Cambodia Town in Long Beach via the Blue Line to sample some of the best [continue reading]
Sup. Michael D. Antonovich and Metro CEO Art Leahy welcome transportation marketing professionals to APTA event at Omni Hotel
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and Metro CEO Art Leahy welcomed more than 200 community leaders and marketing and transportation professionals from across the country to the American Public Transportation Sup. Michael D. Antonovich speaking at national APTA workshop this week in Los Angeles. Association (APTA) annual workshop for [continue reading]
Good news for Expo riders. New FlyAway bus shuttle service to LAX — this one from the Expo Line La Brea Station — will begin this spring (date to be determined), making 18 trips a day. To encourage ridership the price will begin at $6 one way but will rise to $7 after six months. The cost [continue reading]
As the Expo Phase 2 light-rail line inches forward, construction in downtown Santa Monica is ramping up. As a reminder, the City of Santa Monica has released a few more specifics on street closures for Expo Line construction, beginning this week. You know the drill: avoid the area or allow [continue reading]
Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. Five trends to watch in China’s urban transportion saga (The City Fix) China watching [continue reading]
How do they do that? is a series for The Source that explores the technology that helps keep Metro running and passengers and other commuters moving. Some of it applies directly to the trains, buses and freeways and some of it runs in the background — invisible to nearly everyone [continue reading]