As expected, the Board approved the following motion. This is something that has been tried in other parts of the country — it remains to be seen how much it impacts voter turnout, although I think it certainly can’t hurt. Find your polling place here. You can plan transit trips [continue reading]
A motion by four Metro Board Members — L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Mark Ridley-Thomas and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia — was introduced to offer free rides on the Metro system. This is something that is done in several other major metro areas to encourage more [continue reading]
Earth Day is Saturday and Metro is helping everybody be ultra-friendly to Mama Earth by offering free bike share rides in downtown Los Angeles. Biking is pretty much a zero-emission [continue reading]
Some more pics from Expo II’s opening last weekend from Metro staffers Candace Wakefield and Peter Watkinson. Bon appetit!
Good morning! Our friends at the National Weather Service are predicting mostly sunny skies and a high of 68 degrees in Santa Monica on Saturday, pretty much perfect weather for [continue reading]
Good morning, everyone! It’s hard to underplay the significance of today: after 63 years, rail service will be restored between Santa Monica and downtown Los Angeles. And a very crowded [continue reading]
From Brian Liang with Metro’s bike team: Ever tried to commute to work by bike? On Thursday, May 19, join thousands of other bike commuters around Los Angeles County for Bike to Work Day! To make your bike commute super easy and fun, there will be pit stops located around [continue reading]
Hey Steve, when you lived in Santa Monica between 1996 and 2003 and then later covered politics and transportation as a reporter, did you ever believe the train would one day [continue reading]