photo by James Hellesen, via Flickr Good shot of the San Francisco end of the Bay Bridge. We have pretty bridges in So Cal, too. That would look good on The Source. Hint, hint. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or [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 blog. Christie halts train tunnel under Hudson River, citing its cost (New York Times) New Jersey Governor Chris Christie killed the largest public [continue reading]
Skirball Center Drive Bridge set for demolition beginning Oct. 12 as part of 405 improvement project
Marking the second bridge replacement milestone for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project, contractors are set to begin demolition of one-half of the Skirball Center Drive Bridge in the Sepulveda Pass beginning Tuesday night, Oct. 12 for approximately five consecutive nights. This demolition work will require some full freeway closures [continue reading]
Because of yesterday’s truck accident in Pasadena that damaged tracks in the 210 freeway median, the Gold Line will be running every 12 to 15 minutes through this morning’s commute. Trains will be single-tracking to the Sierra Madre Villa station and some trains this morning will be longer than usual [continue reading]
Voting has been a little slow in our latest poll. At present, those who voted for Metro coming up with the bucks to build the station are leading. Here are more details on the issue.
An alternative to congestion pricing: roadway traffic restraint (The Transport Politic) Very smart story comparing attempts to reduce traffic in London and Paris. In London, congestion pricing was introduced — i.e. drivers were charged a fee to enter the central business district and the money went to transit improvements. As [continue reading]
The Gold Line is only running between Atlantic and Memorial Park in downtown Pasadena this morning, due to an earlier accident on the 210 freeway in which a big rig flipped and is blocking the train’s right-of-way. No trains were involved. As a result, there is no service between Lake [continue reading]
photo by Frank J. Thomas, via Flickr I looked at this old photo for a while and couldn’t figure out where it was taken until I read the caption on Flickr: it’s the 110 freeway in downtown Los Angeles, looking north from 6th Street. I’m guessing the photo was taken [continue reading]
A traffic accident is impacting service on the Gold Line in Pasadena between Allen station and Sierra Madre Villa–a big rig on the eastbound 210 is blocking the tracks. A bus bridge between the two has been requested. Update to follow.