Projects

Grading the freeways

Metro recently completed a big document — hey, we’re government and we like big documents — called the congestion management plan. In short, it’s a state-mandated report that looks at current transportation conditions in L.A. County, the idea being to show that state funds are accomplishing something. I like to [continue reading]

About those bus speeds

Since 1985, bus speeds across Los Angeles County have dropped 10 percent due to increasing traffic. As a result Metro and other stakeholders — including both the city and county of Los Angeles — have formed a group called the Los Angeles County Bus Speed and Street Design Improvement Plan. [continue reading]

More Expo Line progress

photo by Darrell Clarke, Friends 4 Expo Tracks were laid across Farmdale Avenue on Thursday. A new station for Farmdale — which is adjacent to Dorsey High — was just approved by the state this summer, the final obstacle to completing phase I of the project. Rails are in place [continue reading]