Metro today broke ground on the Metro Orange Line Improvements Project, which will improve bus speeds and safety, and prepare the bus rapid transit line in the San Fernando Valley for a future conversion to light rail. Metro has initiated preliminary engineering and has begun taking soil samples near the [continue reading]
Plans approved for crossing gates, grade separations to improve safety, speeds and capacity on the Orange Line
The Metro Board approved plans Thursday for up to 35 crossing gates and two busway and bicycle grade separations for the San Fernando Valley’s Orange Line. Plans will greatly improve [continue reading]
There is lots happening up and down the alignment of the 8.5-mile light rail project between Exposition and Crenshaw boulevards and the Green Line. Completion is targeted for 2019. The project is being paid for mostly with funds from Measure R, the half-cent sales tax increase approved by Los Angeles County [continue reading]
Gold Line Foothill Extension update: concrete pours for another big bridge and grade crossings almost half complete!
More good news for the Gold Line Foothill Extension project, which is adding 11.5 miles to the Gold Line between eastern Pasadena and the Azusa/Glendora border with six new stations in Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale and two in Azusa. Here’s the latest update from Habib Balian, CEO of the Metro [continue reading]