The art of transit

photos by Hans Laetz, via submission On a visit to Washington D.C. in June, Hans took these photos of the new bike lane installed in the middle of Pennsylvania Avenue between the White House and the Capitol Building. The Washington Post explained that the bike lanes were put in the [continue reading]

Little Tokyo residents, businesses voice support for fully underground alternative for Regional Connector Project

Last night Metro held its first public hearing for the Regional Connector project at the Japanese American National Museum in the Little Tokyo/Arts District, and more than 100 community members, including residents, civic and business interests, came out to weigh in on the draft environmental impact statement/report before the project [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by ebtokyo, via Flickr An interesting view of the cab of an old Chuo Line train in Tokyo — looks very pre-computer age. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them to sourcemetro@gmail.com. The photos we’ve featured can be [continue reading]

Beverly Hills residents express strong support for Westside Subway Extension station on Santa Monica Boulevard in Century City

I attended the public hearing Monday night in Beverly Hills for the Westside Subway Extension’s draft environmental impact statetment/report. It was pretty clear that among the more than 200 people who attended, the vast majority opposed a subway station from being built at Constellation and Avenue of the Stars in [continue reading]