The first item that caught my eye on today’s transportation headlines was a post by Dakota Smith at Curbed LA on Friday afternoon on Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz’ ongoing study of a personal rapid transit (PRT) system to span the Sepulveda Pass. Koretz, who represents parts of the [continue reading]
Regular Blue Line service was supposed to resume today after planned disruptions this weekend due to Expo Line construction. But the bus bridge continues this morning as work is being done tying Expo Line tracks into the Blue Line. Metro provided buses to transport Blue Line passengers between the 7th [continue reading]
Service delays on the Metro Blue Line continued this morning following construction work over the weekend by the Expo Construction Authority. Earlier this morning test trains traveling the segment from the Washington Station to the Pico Station encountered some problems. As a result, a bus bridge remains in place to [continue reading]
Just found this event last minute from Metblogs Los Angeles and it seemed just cool enough, and Metro accessible enough, to post. It’s in Pasadena, a few steps away from two Gold Line Stations, and after 3:00 p.m. it’s FREE. DesignerCon 2009 Convention covering all aspects of “design”. Vinyl toys, [continue reading]
To follow-up our earlier posts about the accident Friday afternoon on the Blue Line light rail: the woman who was struck by the train died. Here’s a link to a story in the Los Angeles Times. UPDATE, 5 p.m. —Metro officials have the following information: At 1:17 pm, a southbound [continue reading]
Blue Line back on schedule. No more delays.
Service has been restored on both tracks of the Blue Line, following an accident at Imperial/Wilmington/Rosa Parks Station. But northbound commuters should expect 15-minute delays between Transit Mall and Imperial stations.
At about 1:17 pm, a southbound Blue Line train struck a person at Imperial/Wilmington Station. LAPD, LAFD, LA Sheriff’s and rescue ambulance are on the scene. Trains are single tracking around the accident. Commuters should expect at least 20-minute delays.
A community meeting was held Thursday evening at the Skirball Center for the 405 widening project that will add an HOV-lane for 10 miles over the Sepulveda Pass. It’s a monster project with a billion-dollar pricetag that will soon begin construction and is scheduled to be complete in 2013. Here’s [continue reading]
The Blue Line is single tracking from Florence to Imperial, around an accident at Wilmington crossing. Expect 20 minute delays. Update will follow.