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. Best argument he’s seen yet for high-speed rail (California High-Speed Rail blog) New saddle seats for airplanes are being marketed as a [continue reading]
Video by Samuel Cockedey, via Vimeo I thought we would try something different today with this time-lapse video of Tokyo and some of its transit systems by the photographer Samuel Cockedey. Click here to visit his website and check out some of his other fine work in time-lapse and still [continue reading]
For a complete list of planned service advisories please visit the Service Updates page on Metro.net. And for the latest service alerts follow @MetroLAalerts on Twitter. View Metro Daily Transit Forecast in a larger map Blue Line Due to Expo construction work after 8:15pm, trains run every 30 minutes. Northbound [continue reading]
Metro expects normal service for the Monday morning commute on the Metro Red and Purple lines. Some service restrictions were initiated on Friday but normal service resumed Saturday morning.
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Bike-to-work programs picking up speed at Diamond Awards that showcase corporate traffic-busting commuter programs.
Illuminating a stellar effort in unraveling the region’s huge traffic knot, the Corporate Blue Diamond Award for 2010 was awarded Wednesday to the California Institute of Technology, the renowned research university in Pasadena. With a robust bike-to-work and to-school program that currently attracts some 600 participants, Caltech offers a wide [continue reading]
‘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]
Effective immediately, all Metro Red and Purple Line trains traveling from Union Station to North Hollywood and Union Station to Wilshire/Western will operate on a 25 mile-per-hour speed limit due to unforeseen equipment issues. Patrons using the Metro Purple Line to Wilshire/Western can expect delays of 10 to 12 minutes. [continue reading]
Next week a $1.65-million contract with NextBus, Inc. for a real-time bus arrival system goes in front of the Metro board for approval. If approved, Metro riders could be receiving real-time bus arrival information via text, cell phone, smartphone and web by early 2011. NextBus currently provides its real-time services [continue reading]
As many of you are keenly aware, the El Monte bus station moved to a temporary station this past week with a new station in the works. Obviously it’s not an ideal situation, but I did want to point you to an earlier post showing what the new El Monte [continue reading]