Nine members of the House of Representatives with districts in Los Angeles County have signed a letter supporting the 30/10 Initiative to build a dozen transit projects in the next 10 years instead of the next 30. The letter is to Sen. Barbara Boxer, who chairs a key Senate committee [continue reading]
A new Expo Line station for Farmdale Avenue that is adjacent to Dorsey High School was unanimously approved by the California Public Utilties Commission on Thursday, paving the way for completion of the first phase of the project between downtown Los Angeles and Culver City. It is expected that the [continue reading]
Following six nights of Sunset Bridge demolition work that began Friday, July 23, the contractor for the northbound I-405 Sepulveda Pass carpool lane project will continue the demolition of the bridge for one additional night to remove center columns. The work is anticipated to start tonight, July 29, for one [continue reading]
Of the three Westside Subway Extension polls that we have done thus far, I think this is perhaps the most compelling. The Westwood area has offices, a major campus and a lot of residents nearby and is located near several major transit corridors. And that means finding the right location [continue reading]
We had big responses to our first two polls on subway station locations and I’d like to see that repeated with our latest poll — especially because Westwood should be one of the most heavily used stations on the Westside Subway Extension. Here’s a link to yesterday’s post that included [continue reading]
This is the third in our series of polls on issues facing the Westside Subway Extension. It’s The Source’s way of unscientifically gauging the public’s general opinions about some of the big issues facing the subway project, which is in its planning stages. The first poll asked readers if they [continue reading]
The transportation advocacy group Move LA has scheduled a rally for Friday, Aug. 13, to rally the troops to support the 30/10 Initiative. See the flier at right. This is the same group that cleverly started the 30/10 online petition. The 30/10 plan was officially adopted as Metro policy this [continue reading]
On Friday, July 23 Metro officials convened near the Blue Line Pico Station to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Metro Rail – and to look towards the future. Check out the above video for highlights from the speeches.
Here are some photos of the demolition of the Sunset Boulevard bridge over the 405 freeway that began this past weekend. The bridge is being widened and rebuilt as part of the project to add a carpool lane on the northbound 405 between the Santa Monica and Ventura freeways.
We’ve run two polls on the Westside Subway Extension so far and here are the results as of about noon on Monday: I’m pleased with the number of votes, which I think reflects the great interest the public has in this project. As they should for something that is going [continue reading]