One day into our latest subway poll, Constellation is leading by almost 60 percentage points. If you haven’t voted, please do so. And here’s a link to yesterday’s post with more background on the issue.
The National Journal website posted a good question today: is the 30/10 Initiative a good idea? It’s worth a read. Three proponents of the plan have responded thus far, pointing out the benefits of using federal loans and financing to build a dozen Measure R mass transit projects now — [continue reading]
This is the second in a series of posts asking readers for their opinions on how best to build the Westside Subway Extension. Last week, we asked if readers thought a station should be built at Wilshire & Crenshaw, with the tally indicating that 60% of readers thought the station [continue reading]
Following pre-demolition work that began last May, the contractor for the northbound I-405 Sepulveda Pass carpool lane project is now scheduled to demolish one-half of Sunset Boulevard Bridge in West Los Angeles in six consecutive nights beginning Friday, July 23. Demolition work and associated closures will be conducted during night-time [continue reading]
Quick reminder: there’s one week left for the public to submit comments on the draft environmental impact report for the Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit project. The project proposes to install about 9.5 miles of rush hour bus lanes on Wilshire Boulevard within the city of Los Angeles, which Metro officials [continue reading]
We asked readers a week ago what they thought about the prospect of a station at Crenshaw & Wishire on the Westside Subway Extension and above is the response we received as of 10:20 Monday morning. More than 30 comments were left on the Polldaddy page and they cover the [continue reading]
This is proving to be our most popular poll yet, with 1,181 votes as of the noon hour. And there’s been a big swing in the results since yesterday, with the ‘no’ votes pulling way of ahead of the ‘yes’ votes. Interesting! If you feel the need to become a [continue reading]
We’ve spent plenty of time looking back, with this past Wednesday being the 20th anniversary of the Blue Line and the birth of Metro Rail. I wanted to look forward today and provide a quick update where future Metro Rail projects were in the pipeline. The list below is of [continue reading]
The video above was produced by Metro on the 20th anniversary of Metro Rail. And, here’s a link to a page on Metro’s website with a simple timeline of Metro Rail’s development.
I mentioned in the transportation headlines this morning that the U.S. Department of Transportation had released its annual compendium of transpo stats–in this case, covering the year 2008. The timing is convenient since today is also the 20thanniversary of the opening of the Blue Line and the beginning of Metro [continue reading]