Transportation News

Board meeting notes

Here are three of the noteworthy actions taken by the Metro Board of Directors at their meeting Thursday: *A contract worth up to $30.45 million was approved with 21 local tow truck companies to provide Freeway Service Patrols. Item 60 on the agenda. *The Board decided to restart the process [continue reading]

Moscow’s subway dogs

One of the goals of The Source is to give readers an idea of what’s happening with mass transit and urban planning outside Los Angeles County. In that vein, a fascinating, and sad, story was recently published in the Financial Times about the thousands of stray dogs roaming Moscow. Many [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Friday, Jan. 22

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Thursday concluded their investigation of the deadly 2008 Chatsworth Metrolink crash. The L.A. Times reports that federal investigators determined that the crash was caused by the “egregious” text messaging of the engineer, Robert Sanchez. This conclusion has the potential to shift liability and [continue reading]