pdf here The Metro Board of Directors held their meeting for June last week. Here’s a recording of the live-stream. Among actions taken: •The Board certified the Final Environmental Impact for the Link Union Station project, which aims to build new run-through tracks that will allow Metrolink and Amtrak trains [continue reading]
I’m in catch-up mode again. Lots to discuss… Building L.A.’s rail system will create thousands of jobs. Can a transportation boarding school fill them? (LAT) Good coverage of plans by Metro and Los Angeles County to build a boarding school in South L.A. for students interested in careers in transportation. [continue reading]
This was my seventh year at the agency and, by far, 2016 was the busiest. I usually like to put the end-of-the-year highlights in chronological order but I think four [continue reading]
There’s coverage of the opening of the Gold Line to Azusa, some San Gabriel Valley destinations near the train and some of the places accessible from the Expo Line extension that opens next week. Thanks for watching!
Metro’s CEO Phil Washington has now been on the job for one year. He was previously the general manager of the Regional Transportation District that serves the Greater Denver region and [continue reading]
Congratulations to our friends at the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the agency that built the extension to Azusa. The rail yard facility in Monrovia — it’s next to the big Home Depot — is a really beautiful building inside and out. And a sustainable one, too. Here’s [continue reading]
How We Roll, March 11: another Gold Line ext review, ballot measure talk, small country but cool transit map
Things to read/watch whilst transiting: Outside magazine’s website asks why it’s so much fun to watch ski crash videos. Perhaps the answer is in the accompanying video. Things to read2: In [continue reading]