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]
Photo by Chris Camargo, website / Flickr The above photo shows a 1.5-mile stretch of Vine Street in Hollywood from the Capitol Records building — the fins of the building in the far left in the foreground — to the El Royale building south of Melrose. In between, a Metro [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.
Welcome to Twitter Tuesday, a weekly feature here at The Source in which we’ll round up the latest Metro related tweets in the Twitterverse. To follow Metro on Twitter just search for @MetroLosAngeles. We recommend adding the #MetroLosAngeles tag to your tweets to get our attention. Rants: blinkie Broken TAP [continue reading]
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.
Heres a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the librarys blog. Cell service, wi-fi coming to a subway near you; MTA deal with Transit Wireless back on track (NY Daily News) The New York City subway [continue reading]
Sure, riding Metro saves you from the stress of traffic, reduces your environmental impact and lowers your monthly transportation costs – but did you know it also entitles you to a bunch of great deals around L.A.? That’s what Destination Discounts is all about – and The Source is here [continue reading]
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]
The committee meetings scheduled for Aug. 18-19 and the regular meeting of the full Board of Directors on Aug. 26 has been canceled due to a lack of quorum. Hey — it’s summer. I trust all of us will find a way to fill the time until meetings resume in [continue reading]
More, ahem, less-than-good-news from the world of transit funding. The Federal Transit Administration released a report last week saying that $77.7 billion is needed to bring the state of the nation’s transit system into good repair. The news comes at a time, of course, when many transit agencies — including [continue reading]