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Steve Hymon

El Monte station groundbreaking

Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, and, to his left, Supervisors Gloria Molina and Mark Ridley-Thomas, join officials – including Metro CEO Art Leahy, State Assemblyman Mike Eng, Duarte City Councilman John Fasana, El Monte Mayor Andre Quintero, Arcadia City Councilman Roger Chandler, FTA Team Leader Ray Tellis and Caltrans [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Yuxuan Wang, via Flickr This photo of traffic on the 3rd Ring Road in Beijing is intimidating to look at — can’t imagine driving it. Attentive readers will recall that Beijing officials and Metro are working together on developing transit — and this photo definitely shows what we [continue reading]

New subway fact sheets

With public hearings underway on the Westside Subway Extension’s draft environmental impact statement/report (DEIS/R), there are a couple of new fact sheets recently posted to the project’s website that might be helpful. The first looks at how each of the five alternative routes performs in terms of boardings and other [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Gerardo Cornejo, via submission A nice sunny photo of two members of Metro’s fleet on Grand Avenue in front of Disney Hall. Don’t know about you, but I can’t wait for the day when the other side of Grand Avenue — currently a bunch of parking lots serving [continue reading]