Rolling truck protest has rolled out of downtown Los Angeles, so traffic is clear(er) and bus delays rolling away. Buses had been delayed while a National Port Drivers Association truck caravan protested the levying of container fees on independent truckers. The rolling protest of trucks had temporarily blocked streets at and around LA City Hall.
Buses delayed in downtown LA, as a truck caravan at and around LA City Hall blocking traffic. National Port Drivers Association is protesting container fees being assessed against independent truckers as part of the ports’ Clean Truck Program.
Veteran’s Day is tomorrow, but the official word out of One Gateway is that Metro bus and rail lines will be running on their normal weekday schedules. Timetables — albeit in slow-to-load and the often inconvenient pdf format — can be found on the Metro website by clicking here.
All rail ticket vending machines back online and working again.
It looks like ticket vending machines at some train stations are out of commission for the moment, while the system is being upgraded. We’ll let you know when we get more info. In the meantime, there will be short delays.
Perhaps you’re new to the planet and haven’t heard of that distinctly L.A. celebration: the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval. Be warned that it’s rather like stepping into Fellini’s “Satyricon” film. But it’s actually pretty good theater as tens of thousands of Halloween revelers — many in costume — flock to the [continue reading]
Normal service has been restored to the Metro Gold Line. At about 1:15 p.m. an umbrella from a neighboring residence blew onto city power lines above train tracks, creating a potentially dangrous situation for the trains below. The Gold Line was closed beteen Highland Park and Southwest Museum stations for approximately [continue reading]
The Gold Line is now carrying passengers again on a single track between Highland Park and Southwest Museum stations. Expect delays until regular service is restored. At about 1:15 p.m. an umbrella from a neighboring residence blew onto city power lines above train tracks, creating a potentially dangrous situation for the [continue reading]
The Gold Line is currently shut down between Highland Park and Southwest Museum stations. At about 1:15 p.m. an umbrella from a neighboring residence blew onto city power lines above train tracks, creating a potentially dangrous situation for the trains beneath. DWP, Fire Department and Metro officials are on the scene. [continue reading]
Nearly 100,000 fans are expected to converge on the Rose Bowl this Sunday, Oct. 25, for the 7 p.m. U2 concert — the largest on the band’s world “360 Tour.” Heavy traffic, congested streets and limited parking are expected around the stadium. In other words, the usual traffic mayhem associated [continue reading]