Reminder: Crenshaw Boulevard closures begin tonight for construction of light rail line — here's the detour map

This it, folks: Major construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Line begins tonight. That means there will be street closures along Crenshaw Boulevard, as shown in the above map, in order to accommodate the work. Please see this earlier Source post for more information about upcoming construction activities and bus stop relocations along Crenshaw Boulevard. [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Friday, May 2

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!  Union Station: L.A.’s nearly perfect time machine (L.A. Times)  D.J. Waldie has a nice op-ed piece on the eve of Union Station’s 75th anniversary celebration [continue reading]

Metro announces new Union Station commemorative TAP cards as part of 75th anniversary celebration

Metro will begin distributing new, commemorative TAP cards highlighting three beautiful views of Union Station to celebrate the iconic transportation hub’s 75th birthday. The new TAP cards will be issued starting on Friday afternoon.  The Union Station 75th Anniversary Commemorative TAP Card will be available at TAP vending machines (TVMs) located [continue reading]