Inside Metro

Orange Line turns four

It’s hard to believe but a scant four years ago today — on Oct. 29, 2005 — the Metro Orange Line dedicated busway opened with banners, music, a cast of politicians and cute school kids at the Burbank Station in Van Nuys. The debut linked the Metro Red Line subway [continue reading]

Tracking LEEDS

Its appearance may not be fancy, but Metro’s brand new Division 3 bus maintenance building has a long list of eco-friendly assets. And some of them could be adapted for our own living spaces. There’s standard issue stuff: high-efficiency lighting (florescent), low-flow toilets and drought-resistant landscaping. Other assets are somewhat [continue reading]