I wanted to call your attention to a very lengthy post put up at LA.Streetsblog late this afternoon. Damien Newton, the editor of the site, went on a bike ride along the Eastside Gold Line Extension today with five other cyclists to study safety issues concerning the line. Overall, Newton [continue reading]
Metro CEO Art Leahy sent an email to staff earlier this afternoon. Here’s the text of the email: CPUC Grants Safety Certification for the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension Metro received a letter from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) granting us a Safety Certification for the Metro Gold Line [continue reading]
While we’d like to think the Gold Line Eastside Extension opening is the center of the universe, there are other activities going on around Los Angeles this weekend. One of them is just steps from the new Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station. On Sunday, Nov. 15 — the same day the [continue reading]
As would be expected, the talk around One Gateway this week has mostly revolved around the debut of the Eastside Gold Line Extension this weekend. We’ll be supplying coverage both Saturday and Sunday here at The Source. The official dedication ceremony is being held tomorrow morning, when a plethora of [continue reading]
Rolling truck protest has rolled out of downtown Los Angeles, so traffic is clear(er) and bus delays rolling away. Buses had been delayed while a National Port Drivers Association truck caravan protested the levying of container fees on independent truckers. The rolling protest of trucks had temporarily blocked streets at and around LA City Hall.
Buses delayed in downtown LA, as a truck caravan at and around LA City Hall blocking traffic. National Port Drivers Association is protesting container fees being assessed against independent truckers as part of the ports’ Clean Truck Program.
Lost in all the hub-bub surrounding the opening of the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension this weekend is the not-so-small fact that Metro also has another rail line under construction — the Expo Line between downtown Los Angeles and Culver City. Unfortunately, that means there’s work to be done. In [continue reading]
Go Metro Weekends is The Source’s weekly guide to having a great weekend in L.A. without a car. All events are easily accessible (within a half mile walk) by Metro bus and rail lines, and we make sure any night time events listed are served by Metro’s owl service (unless [continue reading]
Don’t think that just because it’s Friday the 13th the Metro Library decided to take the day off. They don’t sleep and they’re not superstitious. Here are my “must read” headlines for today: InTransition magazine has a fascinating and informative article on the paradox of transit funding in the United [continue reading]