Remember earlier this year when New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg did the unthinkable and closed down parts of Broadway in Times Square and Herald Square and converted them into pedestrian plazas? He made the changes permanent on Thursday, reports the New York Times. Broadway cuts diagonally across the city [continue reading]
As we posted earlier in today’s transportation headlines, things appear to be chugging along smoothly for the Foothill Extension of the Gold Line, which would extend the current Gold Line for 11.4 miles from Pasadena to Azusa with six new stations and some much-needed new parking. The Foothill Extension Construction [continue reading]
The Eastside Gold Line Extension just opened in November but planning continues on a possible extension of the extension to South El Monte or Whittier. Four public meetings are being held in late February to update residents on the planning process for the Eastside Transit Corridor project. At this point, [continue reading]
Curbed LA reports that the Expo Line Construction Authority is working with the Los Angeles Police Department to restore its right to work around-the-clock, when necessary. The LAPD revoked Expo’s night-time work permit recently amid noise complaints. The downtown streetcar project championed by Los Angeles Councilman Jose Huizar, who is [continue reading]
The Westside Subway Extension project is about to embark on some more seismic testing in the Century City area. The testing is scheduled for Feb. 15 to 18 and possibly Feb. 27. The testing will be done in the 1600 and 1700 blocks of Selby Avenue and on parts of [continue reading]
As you may have noticed by now, the redesigned Metro website is up and running. At this juncture, some elements are still being tested and there’s still some tinkering going on to ensure that the technical aspects of the site work. We’ll have more in the next few days about [continue reading]
If you have endured some scary drives in the mountains of the American West, then check out a post at Waze on the 19 most complex and dangerous roads in the world. There’s even a local entry — the 110/105 interchange made the list. But the photo that caught my [continue reading]
Metro has begun installing fencing on First Street to help improve safety along the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension. About two miles of fences will be erected along the line by June. The idea is to make it difficult for jaywalkers to try to dash across the tracks. Photo: Luis [continue reading]
Full service on the Green Line has been restored at 4:21 p.m. Bus bridge to shuttle passengers has been discontinued. Both tracks lost power between Lakewood and Long Beach stations earlier in the afternoon.
Green Line service is interrupted between Long Beach and Lakewood stations due to power loss on both tracks. Expect 20-minute delay. Bus bridge is now in effect shuttling Metro patrons between Long Beach and Lakewood Stations. Shuttle buses are operating every 10 minutes. Service is likely to be completely restored within the hour.