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Steve Hymon

Metro News Now: August 12, 2019

Dept. of Regional Connector:  View this post on Instagram And we’re through! Crews have removed the concrete knock-out panel between 7th St/Metro Center and the Regional Connector tunnel. Now that the project has reached the connecting point, crews will be able to integrate the new rail line with Blue/Expo Line [continue reading]

Metro News Now! Friday, August 2

Between some vacation time and other duties, it has been a while since I’ve rode herd on transportation-related news. So let’s see if the saddle still fits… •Long interview with Metro CEO Phil Washington at the Planning Report, but some pretty good nuggets in there on Metro’s challenges when it [continue reading]

Recap of July Metro Board meeting

The Metro Board of Directors held their July meeting last Thursday. Here’s a recap and here’s the agenda and here’s the video. Among the actions taken by the Board: •As part of the NextGen Bus Study to restructure the Metro bus system, the Board adopted “Regional Service Concepts.” The concepts [continue reading]