Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison! Congress detours from common sense on the Highway Trust Fund (Washington Post) The editorial takes a dim view of lack of efforts to keep the [continue reading]
Here’s the press release from Caltrans: Caltrans will conduct overnight full directional freeway closures nightly June 9 through Friday, June 13 on the northbound Santa Ana Freeway (Interstate 5) from Valley View Avenue to Carmenita Road. The closures also include the on-ramps at Artesia Blvd, Alondra Blvd., and Firestone Blvd. [continue reading]
The tile was extremely popular at the May 3 event at Union Station and sold out. Tiles can now be purchased in the Metro online store for $7.60 apiece plus shipping.
Better late than never! Above is a condensed version of the many, many speakers at the Washington D.C. event on May 21 where Metro and the Federal Transit Administration finalized a deal for $2.1 billion in a federal grant and federally-backed TIFIA loan to help pay for the construction of the [continue reading]
Here’s the press release from Metro: The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor is scheduled to conduct nighttime freeway closures on the southbound I-405 between Getty Center Drive and Sunset Boulevard the nights of Thursday, June 5 and Friday, June 6, 2014 to facilitate demolition, excavation, paving, drainage work, and [continue reading]
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison! DTLA businesses semi-win lawsuit against Regional Connector (Curbed LA) The U.S. District Court ruled last week that work on the project is allowed to continue [continue reading]
L.A. Pride starts this Friday with a stellar lineup of performances, programs, and festivities lasting through Sunday, June 8. Whether you’re headed to West Hollywood for the celebrations or just passing through, you’ll want to be aware of street closures and bus detours in the neighborhood this weekend. Metro Bus [continue reading]
The Purple Line Extension held a meeting with the Phase 1 advisory group last week. The Powerpoint presentation given by Metro is posted above with a ton of information on ongoing utility relocations, future construction activity and mitigation plans to keep noise at a minimum, as much as is possible, for [continue reading]
Celebrate the classic hit movie La Bamba with Metro and Los Angeles Film Festival at Union Station on Friday, June 13. The free film screening takes place in Union Station’s old ticket concourse at 8:30 p.m. There will be a jitterbug dance lesson before the movie at 7:30 p.m. and a Q&A [continue reading]
Why You Ride: Bicycle Edition – Daniella Alcedo, an inspiring bike advocate behind bike rides, a radio show, and more!
We are collecting nominations for the Year-Round Golden Pedal Awards, Metro’s competition for great stories about bicycling. We’re featuring these stories in a monthly Why You Ride series because for many Angelenos, Bike Week never ends! Name: Daniella Alcedo Distance: Short commutes (Less than one mile), medium commutes (one to five miles), [continue reading]