Transportation headlines, Thursday, March 13

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!  Looming train shortage at Metro (ZevWeb)  Metro is in a race against time. Literally. The big question tackled by this story on Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s [continue reading]

Rail car contract update

As many readers already know, a proposed deal for Metro to spend $300 million to purchase 100 new rail cars from the manufacturer AnsaldoBreda collapsed over the weekend when the company asked again for changes to a contract with the agency. The Los Angeles Times’ editorial page weighed in on [continue reading]