Antonio Villaraigosa

More on the Expo Line opening

  Here are a few tidbits from this morning’s announcement that the Expo Line is opening to the public on Saturday, April 28: •Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chair Antonio Villaraigosa said that there will be free rides on opening day. •After the line opens, trains will be running [continue reading]

Going for a test ride on Expo

The media have been invited to join L.A. Mayor and Metro Board Chair Antonio Villaraigosa later this morning for a ride on the Expo Line from La Cienega Station to 7th/Metro Center. Please come back for our coverage later today.

Video: the greening of L.A.

This video comes from the office of Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chair Antonio Villaraigosa. With Los Angeles the largest city in L.A. County, the video also features Los Angeles’ expanding bike lane program and some of the ongoing efforts by Metro to expand and go green. The Gold [continue reading]

U.S. Senate Moves Forward On Surface Transportation Bill – House Of Representatives Struggles To Do The Same

Here’s the update from Metro’s government relations staff: Following a bi-partisan agreement by leaders last night, the U.S. Senate is considering a series of amendments today to its surface transportation bill, S.1813 (Moving Ahead For Progress in the 21st Century). The bill, which includes an innovative finance section titled America [continue reading]