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]
photo by Rob Sheridan, via Flickr I just got back from a long weekend in San Francisco and I’m a sucker for Golden Gate Bridge photos, so it was hard to resist this image — which, by the way, was taken with an iPhone 4. I also think Golden Gate [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]
The deadline for the electronic submission of written testimony on proposed service changes is midnight, August 31, 2010. To submit electronic comments, please use the following email address: email@example.com. For more information and a list of proposed changes, please visit http://www.metro.net/around/proposed-changes-metro-bus-service/.
‘Why You Ride (or Don’t Ride)‘ is a series where you, our faithful readers, share your transportation routines in L.A. and your thoughts on how to make things better – read more about the concept here. Want to share your story? Take the survey here if you ride transit regularly, [continue reading]
It’s official. The draft environmental documents for the Westside Subway Extension and Regional Connector Projects — two major Measure R projects — will officially be available for public review and comment starting this Friday, Sept. 3. At that time, the draft documents should be available on the agency’s web site [continue reading]