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Kim Upton

Heading east

This morning the media got its first crack at the about-to-launch Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension, with a ride from Union Station to Soto Station and  — for a few who wanted to continue — all the way to the end of the line at Atlantic and Pomona boulevards. The [continue reading]

Orange Line turns four

It’s hard to believe but a scant four years ago today — on Oct. 29, 2005 — the Metro Orange Line dedicated busway opened with banners, music, a cast of politicians and cute school kids at the Burbank Station in Van Nuys. The debut linked the Metro Red Line subway [continue reading]

Gold Line now running on single track

The Gold Line is now carrying passengers again on a single track between Highland Park and Southwest Museum stations. Expect delays until regular service is restored. At about 1:15 p.m. an umbrella from a neighboring residence blew onto city power lines above train tracks, creating a potentially dangrous situation for the [continue reading]