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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.
As most of your know, the new northbound HOV lane on the 405 freeway between the 10 and 101 is opening Friday. There will finally be an HOV on the north side of the freeway to match the one on the southbound side that was completed in 2002. Obviously traffic [continue reading]
The Metro Board of Directors voted Thursday to raise Metro bus and train fares no earlier than September 1 but declined to impose the agency’s staff recommendation for additional increases in 2017 and 2020. The Board also decided to freeze fares for students. Under the new fares, the regular fare will rise from [continue reading]
The Board unanimously approved a $5.5-billion budget for the fiscal year running from this July 1 through June 30, 2015. Here is the updated news release from Metro to reflect the fare changes the Board also adopted today: The Board of Directors of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority [continue reading]
UPDATE: The meeting began at 9:50 a.m. Here is today’s agenda, but let’s face it: the issue on the agenda that looms over others (which includes consideration of Metro’s 2015 budget) is the Metro Board of Director’s consideration of fare increases and changes proposed by Metro staff. As for the [continue reading]
Just a heads up, the Blue Line Farmers’ Market has moved from Wednesdays to Thursdays! It still operates from 3 to 7 p.m., rain or shine, in the MLK Transit Center adjacent to the Blue Line Compton Station. Go Metro and save 10% on your purchases by showing your valid [continue reading]