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Steve Hymon

The art of transit

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]

Gold Line service alert

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.

Art of transit

photo by Mark Luethi, via Flickr Nice shot of the 212, taken in Hollywood earlier this year. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them to sourcemetro@gmail.com. The photos we’ve featured can be seen in these galleries on Flickr. Or [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo posted by Metro Transportation Library and Archive, via Flickr This photo is of the old 6th and Main Depot and was taken in Sept. 1963, on the last night before the fomer Pacific Electric and Metropolitan Coach Lines headquarters and station in downtown Los Angeles was closed. Our photo [continue reading]

AirTalking the Regional Connector

From the Department of Self-Promotion: I was on AirTalk with Larry Mantle on KPCC (89.3 FM) last Thursday, talking about the Regional Connector and touching on a few other subjects — such as the impact of transit on traffic. If you want to give it a listen, here’s the link.