Above is the video from last Saturday. Some interesting nuggets from elected officials and members of the Metro Board about the project’s history and the potential extension to Claremont and perhaps beyond.
More photos below. Click to see larger versions — you may be in one of them. The morning was devoted to the speeches and platitudes. And then, shortly before noon, [continue reading]
Why new Gold Line stations mean local neighborhood changes are coming (SGV Tribune) A lot of good nuggets in this article about developments near the new Foothill Extension stations. A [continue reading]
Things to listen to whilst transiting: Our latest podcast features an interview with Joshua Schank, Metro’s new Chief Innovation Officer. Things to read whilst transiting 1: two local eateries — [continue reading]
Finding new solutions to old transportation problems. That, in a nutshell, was the idea behind the “Transformation through Transportation” event held by Metro today in downtown Los Angeles. The invitation-only “Industry Forum” was a chance for Metro officials to introduce the agency and its various programs to business and industry leaders. The [continue reading]
It was a fairly quiet meeting Thursday of the Metro Board of Directors, the 13-member body that decides many issues large and small at the agency. In his opening remarks, [continue reading]
From the Dept. of News: Bit of news, for @metrolosangeles watchers: Chief planning officer Martha Welborne has left the agency for a job with Disney. — Laura J. Nelson (@laura_nelson) [continue reading]