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Dave Sotero

Southbound I-405 freeway closure between Valley Vista Drive and Skirball Center Drive planned this Saturday Night, Aug. 17

With the Orange County’s “Bridge Bash” scheduled this weekend, don’t forget the I-405 Project’s Southbound freeway closure through the Sepulveda Pass scheduled Saturday night, Aug. 17. Three lanes of the northbound freeway also will be closed.  Another directional closure is also planned the following Saturday as well. Here’s the construction [continue reading]

Metro Responds to BHUSD Consultant Memo on Century City Station Location

Today Metro  released its review of a Beverly Hills Unified School District consultant memo that challenged the agency’s geotechnical rationale  for choosing the Constellation site for the Purple Line Extension ‘s Century City station. The review, sent to Metro’s Board of Directors today, essentially says that nothing in the consultant memo changes the agency’s recommendations. [continue reading]

Metro, Caltrans open first section of new freeway lane on northbound 405

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xhTqfM60Mk] And here’s the news release from Metro: In time for the upcoming Memorial Day travel weekend, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) have officially opened an additional general purpose lane on the northbound I-405 between the I-10 and Santa Monica Boulevard [continue reading]

Bike Week special announcement: Metro to partner with C.I.C.L.E to sponsor 20 community bicycle rides throughout Los Angeles County

Above: a photo gallery from Saturday night’s ride between Union Station and Dodger Stadium. About 80 cyclists participated. Photos by Dave Sotero/Metro. Here’s the news release from Metro:  The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today announced a partnership with Cyclists Inciting Changes Through Live Exchange (C.I.C.L.E.) to sponsor [continue reading]