Metro has joined the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and transit agencies across the nation in committing to specific measures to help ensure the safe return of riders as the [continue reading]
Dept. of What I’d Like to Write: After three days of hanging out at the J.W. Marriott at the annual meeting of the American Public Transportation Assn., I’m back in my cage/cubicle. I wish I could remember more of the past three days, but those APTA guys — man do [continue reading]
How We Roll, Sept. 13ish: what happens when transit people from across the U.S. gather in one place?!
In Memoriam: Former Los Angeles County Supervisor and city of Los Angeles Councilman Ed Edelman passed away Monday at 85. Besides being an extremely nice guy, Ed was of that first [continue reading]
Unless you are totally immersed in the world of transit operations, you may not know that the American Public Transportation Association hosts an annual Rail Rodeo in conjunction with their annual rail conference. While it’s not quite as exciting as a regular rodeo — no clowns and no livestock — it’s an [continue reading]
The American Public Transportation Assiociation this week released an infographic as part of its “Stand Up 4 Transportation” campaign that urges Congress to pass a long-term federal transportation funding bill. The campaign culminates on April 9 on National Transportation Infrastructure Day with transportation stakeholders across the country staging various outreach [continue reading]
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! MTA bus and train fares to rise on Monday (L.A. Times) Transportation reporter Laura Nelson does a good job of breaking down the new fare [continue reading]
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! Community hopes to cut down tree plan (Park La Brea News/Beverly Press) A story about Metro’s plans to eventually remove about 135 trees along Wilshire [continue reading]