Another set of photos from Union Station this morning and afternoon; here is another set of photos from earlier. Click to see a larger version of a photo. All photos by Juan Ocampo for Metro.
A little warm weather on Saturday didn’t keep crowds at bay as thousands of people descended on Union Station for the building’s 75th anniversary celebration that featured live music, train exhibitions, speeches from dignitaries and a lot of folks who apparently wished it was 1939 all over again. The above [continue reading]
Here are a few photos from the JazzMob that took place Wednesday afternoon at Union Station — coinciding with International Jazz Day. It was nice to hear some jazz gracing the station’s waiting room and hopefully spruced up rush hour for commuters. The event was organized by the Jazz Education Network [continue reading]
First, a huge thank you from everyone at Metro to those who participated in today’s first-ever (first annual?) Speed Dating on the Red Line event! Above are some of the photos I grabbed while riding back and forth between DTLA and NoHo. Hope you enjoy. Click on a photo to [continue reading]
Photos courtesy of Dr. Pinch and the Pinchtones The show might take place on Friday the 13th, but these hip cats are bringing nothing but good times. Independent Shakespeare Co.’s Dr. Pinch and the Pinchtones will bring their WWII-era swing music act to Union Station this Friday, Dec. 13. The group [continue reading]
Swing by Union Station during lunchtime on Friday, Nov. 8 and catch a free performance by 2nd Street Brass, a 5-piece brass band made up of students from the downtown Los Angeles Colburn School of Performing Arts. The group will appear in the Main Concourse waiting area as part of [continue reading]
Here are a few free events taking place at Union Station you won’t want to miss. Atabey (Puerto Rican Bomba dancing, drumming, singing group) Friday, October 25, 2013 Two 45-minute sets beginning at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Union Station South Patio The Magic of Smoke and Mirrors (magic theatre by The Road [continue reading]
Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. How to solve traffic jams (Arch Daily) Jonas Eliasson, Director of the Centre for [continue reading]
Metro once again offered plenty of service to both the Tournament of Roses and the Rose Bowl game on New Year’s Day. Ridership was pretty typical and Metro was able to clear lines at the Memorial Park station in Old Pasadena within an hour of the parade ending. Post-game crowds [continue reading]
Remember the human infographic I participated in back in December? Well, the finished product is out! Watch the video at GOOD’s website, or click to play on the video below.