As of noon 123 people have taken the time to fill out a Why You Ride (or Don’t) survey – thanks! We’re pretty happy with the numbers – it’s not a particularly short survey and we’ve asked readers to do some critical thinking when it comes to answering some of [continue reading]
Plans to extend the Gold Line from its current northern terminus at Sierra Madre Villa in Pasadena to the Azusa/Glendora border took a step forward on Monday, when firms were asked to submit their bids to construct the project. Earlier in the year, the Foothill Extension Construction Authority — the [continue reading]
September meetings set for Metro’s governance councils; Westside/Central council reschedules to Sept. 14
Metro’s community-based transit service sector governance councils will hold their monthly public meetings in September to discuss various transportation issues and proposed service changes in their service sectors. The proposed service changes if approved will be implemented in December. For the month of September only the Westside/Central Sector Governance Council [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. More cars eligible for carpool lanes (L.A. Times) A new law by Sen. Leland Yee and backed by General Motors would allow [continue reading]
In my first entry on this topic, I discussed why I think it’s important for kids to learn to use transit and a little bit of my own experience with my kids. Is transit an option for your kids? Here are some things to help you figure that out – [continue reading]
A list of today’s service alerts that Metro riders should be aware of.
It’s not her regular gig, but Marilin Archie, a Metro mechanic who ordinarily overhauls CNG engines and checks brake systems on Metro buses, is busy competing for a modeling assignment on a national television show. Chosen as one of ten contestants from thousands who applied to “She’s Got the Look” show on the TV Land Channel, Archie has emerged as a strong contender for the show’s top prize: A contract with Wilhelmina Models agency and a photo spread in Self Magazine.
We’re spotlighting the finalists of the Transit Flicks Video Contest, hopefully encouraging you to view all the videos and to vote for your favorite. In the spirit of neutrality I’ll be presenting the videos in reverse alphabetical order based on the last names of the filmmakers (they’re presented in alphabetical [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]