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]
Here’s the link to watch the webcast at 6 p.m. of tonight’s public hearing for the Westside Subway Extension at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The hearing, of course, focuses on the draft environmental impact statement/report (DEIS/R) that was released earlier this month. Details on all five hearings [continue reading]
Due to ongoing safety inspections of rail cars, some subway trains on the Red and Purple lines may be shorter than normal this week — as some readers saw during their morning commute today. Trains are operating at their normal speeds and on their regular schedules.
I noticed that our friends at the Buzzer Blog in Vancouver ran a poll recently asking how many readers had actually loaded their bike onto a bus’ bike rack. The answer: about 60 percent of readers. Obviously it’s an unscientific poll targeted at cyclists in a very bike-friendly city. But [continue reading]
Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the library’s blog. Best argument he’s seen yet for high-speed rail (California High-Speed Rail blog) New saddle seats for airplanes are being marketed as a [continue reading]
Video by Samuel Cockedey, via Vimeo I thought we would try something different today with this time-lapse video of Tokyo and some of its transit systems by the photographer Samuel Cockedey. Click here to visit his website and check out some of his other fine work in time-lapse and still [continue reading]
For a complete list of planned service advisories please visit the Service Updates page on Metro.net. And for the latest service alerts follow @MetroLAalerts on Twitter. View Metro Daily Transit Forecast in a larger map Blue Line Due to Expo construction work after 8:15pm, trains run every 30 minutes. Northbound [continue reading]
Metro expects normal service for the Monday morning commute on the Metro Red and Purple lines. Some service restrictions were initiated on Friday but normal service resumed Saturday morning.
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Bike-to-work programs picking up speed at Diamond Awards that showcase corporate traffic-busting commuter programs.
Illuminating a stellar effort in unraveling the region’s huge traffic knot, the Corporate Blue Diamond Award for 2010 was awarded Wednesday to the California Institute of Technology, the renowned research university in Pasadena. With a robust bike-to-work and to-school program that currently attracts some 600 participants, Caltech offers a wide [continue reading]