Transportation headlines, Monday, March 24

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!  Cool pic of March gloom. O’Hare CTA station closed for foreseeable future because of considerable damage from crash (Chicago Tribune)  A Chicago Transit Authority train failed [continue reading]

Musicians to celebrate Bach's birthday March 21 with free public performances

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipzR9bhei_o] Musicians around the world will be celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach’s 329th birthday this Friday, March 21, with free performances in subways and other public spaces. The idea is to bring a little music into people’s daily lives and hopefully inspire some future classical music lovers! Several performances will be taking place [continue reading]

Six Metro divisions recognized as International Standards Organization (ISO) 14001 certified facilities

Six Metro divisions were recently recognized as International Standards Organization (ISO) 14001 certified facilities for their exemplary efforts in developing and implementing Metro’s Environmental Management System (EMS) at their facilities. Over the last month, transportation and maintenance staff at Divisions 9, 10, 11, 20/Location 61, 21 and the Central Maintenance [continue reading]

Construction notice: full weekend closure of Foothill Boulevard between Vernon and Orange in Azusa for Gold Line work

From the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the agency building the 11.5-mile addition to the Gold Line between eastern Pasadena and the Azusa/Glendora border: Full Weekend and One-Way Closures of Foothill Blvd Between Vernon Ave and Orange Ave in Azusa WHO:  Residents / Commuters / Business Owners in the City [continue reading]