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Transportation headlines, Friday, April 11

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!  Garcetti offers back to the basics in first State of the City speech (L.A. Times)  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said the new carpool lane [continue reading]

Mayor Garcetti's news release on $200 million in federal funding in next year's budget for Metro projects

Here’s a news release from the office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on the good news in President Obama’s recently-announced budget for the next fiscal year: GARCETTI ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDING IN PRESIDENT’S BUDGET; URGES CONGRESS TO PASS MULTI-YEAR FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION BILL LOS ANGELES–Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that President [continue reading]

Extra tasty new aerial photos of Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension construction as project surpasses 50 percent complete milestone!

The 11.5-mile Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension is now 50 percent complete, according to the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, which is building the Pasadena-to-Azusa/Glendora border project. Below are an awesome collection of aerial photos taken in recent days by the Construction Authority. The news release — with a [continue reading]

Metro staff report updates the alternatives for Airport Metro Connector project; alternatives focus on connecting light rail to people mover

One of the more notable Measure R projects under study is the Airport Metro Connector, which seeks to connect the Metro Rail system to Los Angeles International Airport. The latest: Metro staff in collaboration with Los Angeles World Airports (the city of Los Angeles agency that oversees LAX) are recommending [continue reading]