Transportation headlines, Friday, August 8

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!  Eyes on the street: faulty ped detour for Expo Phase 2 construction (Streetsblog LA) As the photos show, a pedestrian detour sign instructs walkers to cross busy [continue reading]

Open During Construction: Love's Furniture

Construction continues along Crenshaw Boulevard for the Crenshaw/LAX Line, which means fencing and blocked lanes in order for work to proceed on the underground portion of the rail line. Though the area around the east side of Crenshaw north of Stocker Street may be difficult to navigate, the businesses located there are absolutely open [continue reading]

Go Metro Weekends, August 8 − 10

It’s summer, so take a vacation from traffic with one or more of the following transit-accessible events happening across our beloved City of Angels. Friday Join Metro Presents for free live music this Friday evening in the Union Station waiting room. The California Feetwarmers are known for their unique blend [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, August 7

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!  $11 billion later, high-speed rail is inching along (New York Times)  The top of the story: WASHINGTON — High-speed rail was supposed to be President [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, August 5

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!  Does hosting the Olympics actually pay off? (New York Times) Probably not, says writer Binyamin Appelbaum. Host cities end up spending far too much on [continue reading]