high speed rail

Transportation headlines, Friday, November 21

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.   Does anyone get ticketed for cheating on freeway toll lanes? (L.A. Times) A reader asks columnist David Lazarus what happens to scofflaws who use the Metro ExpressLanes without a transponder [continue reading]

Metro Board approves Union Station Master Plan, allowing near-term projects to go forward

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors today approved actions to officially move the Union Station Master Plan, an ambitious long-range roadmap for L.A.’s single largest public transit hub, from planning to implementation. Metro can now pursue its initial implementation strategy for near-term projects, which includes a [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, October 16

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Loading Lovely sunset in #EastLA captured by @ter_renz #MetroGoldLine #MetroRail #palmtrees #LosAngeles #sunset #GoMetro View on Instagram Why the 405 isn’t any faster with more [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, October 2

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Transportation headlines, Monday, September 22

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Transportation headlines, Monday, August 25

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Gold Line Eastside project environmental document released (San Gabriel Valley Tribune) Coverage of the release on Friday of the Eastside Gold Line Phase 2 environmental [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, August 7

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  $11 billion later, high-speed rail is inching along (New York Times)  The top of the story: WASHINGTON — High-speed rail was supposed to be President [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, July 10

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Dueling highway funding plans moving ahead in Congress (Bloomberg)  Both the House and Senate plans would shore up the Highway Trust Fund through next May; [continue reading]