How do the FasTrak® transponders determine who’s traveling in the ExpressLanes? How do they do that? is a series for The Source that explores the technology that helps keep Metro running and passengers and other commuters moving. Some of it applies directly to the trains, buses and freeways, and some [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. Transit in New York area still trying to recover from [continue reading]
Here is the full transcript from the live web chat with ExpressLanes Executive Officer Stephanie Wiggins from last Friday about Metro’s ExpressLanes project, which opens on the 110 freeway on Saturday. To get a FasTrak transponder to use the lanes — and everyone who uses the lanes must have one [continue reading]
Click here to join the chat when it begins at noon!
We’re at t-minus eight days until the opening of the ExpressLanes on the 110 freeway on Saturday, Nov. 10. We’ve been posting tips from the ExpressLanes teams on how to use the lanes. Today’s lesson: how to get into and out of them! From the team: “It’s important to note [continue reading]
Also, a reminder that there’s a live online chat on Friday at noon with Metro ExpressLanes Executive Officer Stephanie Wiggins. More info here. And here is a post with the most popular questions that people have about the project. We’re trying to answer any remaining questions you have on the [continue reading]
Have questions or concerns about ExpressLanes — how they work, who benefits from them or what they will cost those choosing to use them? Then join the live internet chat with Metro ExpressLanes Executive Officer Stephanie Wiggins this Friday, Nov. 2, noon to 1 p.m. The chat can be accessed from [continue reading]
ExpressLanes FAQ, part one — 10 days and counting until Los Angeles County’s first congestion pricing project opens.
121029_Top_10_FAQ We’re now 10 days from the opening of the ExpressLanes on the 110 freeway between Adams Boulevard and the Artesia Transit Center. The project is posting a top 10 of frequently-asked questions until then. Here’s part one; we’ll do our best to answer any remaining questions on our comments [continue reading]
Due to Metro ExpressLanes construction, the El Monte Busway will be closed from Alameda St to El Monte Station from 10 p.m. Friday, Nov.2, through 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5. All buses will use the general purpose lanes on the I-10 Fwy during this time. All buses at the LAC-USC [continue reading]
The ExpressLanes project on the 110 freeway opens on Saturday, Nov. 10. Here’s the news release from Metro: Reaching another significant milestone in its Congestion Reduction Demonstration Initiative, Metro announced today that it has issued more than 20,000 FasTrak® transponders in advance of the Nov. 10 debut of the Metro [continue reading]