Gold Line Foothill Extension update

Here’s the email that went out today from Habib Balian, the CEO of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the independent agency that is overseeing the building of the 11.5-mile light rail line from the current Gold Line terminus in Pasadena to the Azusa/Glendora border. The Foothill Extension [continue reading]

Metrolink receives over $75 Million from CTC to fund safety and growth projects in SoCal

Here’s the press release from Metrolink, the commuter rail agency partially funded by Metro: Positive Train Control project receives $68.75 million and capacity-enhancing project on the Antelope Valley line gets $7.2 million Los Angeles – Late last week, the California Transportation Commission allocated $1 billion for transportation projects across the [continue reading]

How is a giant freeway landscaped?

Long before she became a landscape architect, decades before she landscaped schools, ports, airports and parks, Lynn Capouya gathered discarded Christmas trees. “I was five or six,” she explains, “And I thought they were so beautiful. I went through my neighborhood and dragged them back to my house. It was [continue reading]