As the year begins, we’re back with an important update on the Traffic Reduction Study to determine if, where, and how to test congestion pricing (i.e. tolls) in our region to reduce gridlock and offer better mobility options to everyone. We want to share some new information we’ve learned from [continue reading]
UPDATE, AUG. 17: Metro is extending the comment period on the I-405 Sepulveda Pass ExpressLanes project from 30 days to 60 days, now through October 1, 2021, to allow more time for the public to submit their scoping comments. Here’s the original blog post from Aug. 3: Metro and Caltrans [continue reading]
Metro will open its new Union Station Patsaouras Bus Plaza with the start of service this Sunday, November 1. The new platform will be used by bus lines that run [continue reading]
Dept. of Construction — This was shot a couple weeks ago on section one of the Purple Line Extension and shows tunneling and other work. Cool. Dept. of Twitter The FTA's acting administrator told me a year ago that the Purple Line's package of federal grants and low-interest loans — [continue reading]
pdf here Metro purchased Union Station in 2011 and since has been implementing or studying a variety of improvements to increase the facility’s capacity in terms of both trains and [continue reading]
The northbound US-101 Vignes Street on/off-ramps will close for approximately four months starting Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. During the closure, crews will work on construction of the Patsaouras Bus Plaza Station. Motorists may use the US-101 at Alameda Street or Mission Road as an alternative route.
How We Roll, March 16: what impact may Metro’s potential ballot measure have on traffic and development?
In addition to comments on the blog, following Metro’s general Twitter feed is a good way to learn about the system and see what others are saying. Art of Transit: [continue reading]
First up: the 101 freeway isn’t the easiest to negotiate on the best of days, especially through the downtown Los Angeles interchanges. This weekend is going to be particularly slow as the segment of the 101 between the 10 and the 60 freeways will be closed due to the demolition of [continue reading]