Ah, January in the Midwest. I found this pic of light rail in the snow posted earlier this month on the NextStop blog run by St. Louis Metro If you’re interested in seeing how another transit agency is handling blogging, spend some time clicking around the site. And, of course, [continue reading]
I’m still trying to figure out why I may need an Apple iPad in addition to the Apple laptop, Apple desktop, Apple iPhone and Apple iPod Shuffle that I already own. New Geography, however, says that the iPad may actually shift people from driving to mass transit because the device [continue reading]
Officials with the Gold Line Foothill Extension light rail project are aiming to break ground on the Pasadena-to-Azusa line this year and took a step forward last Thursday by announcing that they are seeking bids from construction firms to work on the project. Their plan is to break ground on [continue reading]
The U.S. Department of Transportation posted this map on the agency’s blog to describe the grants awarded last week to high-speed rail projects around the country by President Obama. California received $2.25 billion for its planned $43-billion high-speed rail line between Anaheim and San Francisco. The blog also has the [continue reading]
Looking forward to the day you don’t have to crawl through Westside traffic to reach Century City? The folks running the Westside Subway Extension projects are doing something smart and holding a lunchtime open house on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2029 Century Park East in the [continue reading]
The folks running the Westside Subway Extension projects are doing something smart and holding a lunchtime open house on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2029 Century Park East in the Concourse Level Conference Center. For more details, click here. And here’s a link to a Google map [continue reading]
The big news on Thursday was the $2.25 billion federal grant to California to help build a planned $43-billion high-speed rail line between Anaheim and San Francisco. I thought this quote from State Sen. Alan Lowenthal (who represents the Long Beach area) in the L.A. Times hit the nail on [continue reading]
The northbound 405 freeway is scheduled to be fully closed between Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards tonight for work on the Sepulveda Pass widening project. Ramp closures could begin as early as 8 p.m. and lane closures after 9 p.m. Here’s the latest construction update.
Here are three of the noteworthy actions taken by the Metro Board of Directors at their meeting Thursday: *A contract worth up to $30.45 million was approved with 21 local tow truck companies to provide Freeway Service Patrols. Item 60 on the agenda. *The Board decided to restart the process [continue reading]
The monthly meeting of the Metro Board of Directors began a few minutes ago. The agenda is on the light side today, but we’ll post a roundup of actions taken later in the day.