On the occasion of Union Station’s 75th anniversary, Metro created a special commemorative publication, Union Station: 75 Years in the Heart of LA, featuring eight written and five photographic essays that celebrate the station by authors John C. Arroyo, William D. Estrada, Stephen Fried, Rafer Guzman, David Kipen, Marisela Norte, [continue reading]
Here’s the press release from Metro: The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor is scheduled to conduct a nighttime freeway closure on the southbound I-405 between Getty Center Drive and Wilshire Boulevard the night of May 28, 2014 to facilitate permanent striping of general purpose lanes and to grind and [continue reading]
Here’s the press release from Caltrans: THIS WEEK’S CLOSURE NOTES Southbound I-5 between the I-5/SR-170 interchange and Sheldon Street will be closed intermittently at night through May 2014, 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. Through June 2014, crews will be working on the I-5 median barrier between Van Nuys Boulevard and [continue reading]
Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death in the United States, but immediate and effective CPR could more than double a victim’s chance of survival. In honor of National CPR Awareness Week, EduLife Institute will be offering free hands-only CPR training on Tuesday, June 3, at the following Metro stations: [continue reading]
With construction and maintenance work on the Patsaouras Bus Plaza winding down, the Dodger Stadium Express moves back to its normal loading place at Bus Bay 3 for the Dodgers homestand that begins tonight against the mighty Cincinnati Reds. For more information about the Dodger Stadium Express, click here. The bus [continue reading]
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Metro will run extended late-night rail service this Sunday for the three-day weekend. All Metro Rail lines, Orange Line and Silver Line will run on the weekend schedule, including extended late-night service until approximately 2 a.m. Monday morning. All other lines that normally operate on Sundays will operate according to respective [continue reading]
The HOV lane on the northbound 405 opened earlier this morning. A media event has just begun at Getty Center — we’ll have photos and video later today. Here’s the news release from Metro: Paving the Road to a Better 405 L.A. Metro, Caltrans, Kiewit Open 10-Mile Northbound I-405 Carpool [continue reading]
Friday Swing by Peddler’s Creamery for some artisan ice cream that is churned by bicycle! Show your valid TAP card to receive one free single scoop with purchase of one single scoop. Peddler’s Creamery is open today from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Metro Red/Purple Line to Pershing Square Station, Metro [continue reading]
The contractor for the Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project opened the northbound HOV lane on the 405 between the I-10 and U.S. 101 at approximately 4:30 a.m. today. Stay tuned for more info and the press release from Metro later today. In the meantime, here’s an excellent roundup of the project.