Transportation headlines, Thursday, January 16

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! http://storify.com/metrolosangeles/colby-fire Light rail should not be built under terminal area, officials say  (L.A. Times) Metro and Los Angeles World Airport officials narrow the options for [continue reading]

Metro staff report updates the alternatives for Airport Metro Connector project; alternatives focus on connecting light rail to people mover

One of the more notable Measure R projects under study is the Airport Metro Connector, which seeks to connect the Metro Rail system to Los Angeles International Airport. The latest: Metro staff in collaboration with Los Angeles World Airports (the city of Los Angeles agency that oversees LAX) are recommending [continue reading]

Sheriff's Department news release on Monday's fatal stabbing on the Red Line; help sought from the public

Here is the latest from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, which is investigating the fatal stabbing Monday and which patrols Metro buses and trains: (Update) Stabbing Death Investigation, Metro Red Line Vermont Station – 9:20AM, Mon, Jan.13 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the [continue reading]