Projects

Metro wins two FTA grants

Good news today for Metro: the agency has been awarded two grants from the Federal Transit Administration: •$25 million for the purchase of new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses. Attentive readers will recall that Metro earlier this year retired its last diesel bus, with the vast majority of Metro buses [continue reading]

Engineering, geotechnical and safety issues involving Westside Subway Extension to be discussed at Metro Board committee meeting Wednesday

There will be an oral report given by Metro staff and consultants at the Metro Board of Directors’ Planning Committee on Wednesday on engineering, geotechnical and safety issues involving the building of the Westside Subway Extension in Beverly Hills, Century City and Westwood. The meeting begins at 1 p.m. at [continue reading]

Metro appoints L.A., Inglewood residents and business leaders to community panel for Crenshaw/LAX Line

Here’s the news release from Metro: Twenty-one representatives of Los Angeles and Inglewood neighborhood organizations, business groups, schools, churches and community nonprofit agencies have been appointed to serve on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Community Leadership Council (CLC). The CLC is a public engagement effort by Metro to support and promote [continue reading]