As part of the Nov. 8 ballot, Los Angeles County voters will be considering Measure M, a half-cent sales tax increase and extension of the Measure R half-cent tax beyond 2039 to pay for transit, highway, walking, biking and other transportation projects. Both taxes would continue in perpetuity or until [continue reading]
Art of Transit: Things on Twitter: @metrolosangeles what a shame and a lost opportunity. 😓 — Dulce Vasquez (@vasquezdulce) September 14, 2016 Agree that a lot of people would have used the DSE tonight. But it’s ultimately up to promoters to allow bus service to stadium events. Hello transit, goodbye traffic! https://t.co/wRQBO2Hoih [continue reading]
How We Roll, Sept. 13ish: what happens when transit people from across the U.S. gather in one place?!
In Memoriam: Former Los Angeles County Supervisor and city of Los Angeles Councilman Ed Edelman passed away Monday at 85. Besides being an extremely nice guy, Ed was of that first [continue reading]
Art of Transit today is from our friends at the National Park Service: View this post on Instagram #tbt @DevilsTowerNPS, 1947 NPS📷 / George A. Grant #throwbackthursday #DevilsTower #nationalmonument #Wyoming #nofilter #FindYourPark #NPS100 A post shared by National Park Service (@nationalparkservice) on Jul 7, 2016 at 11:38am PDT If you’re [continue reading]
With the Rio Games in full swing, Metro’s and LA2024’s efforts to bring the Games closer to home continues today when Mark Spitz — yes, the Mark Spitz, the nine-time Gold Medalist in [continue reading]
Things Said on Twitter: Today in history, 2003 edition: @metrolosangeles cuts the ribbon on the Pasadena Gold Line. https://t.co/ytAs9dXrRQ pic.twitter.com/bMNKjXGlZY — Laura J. Nelson (@laura_nelson) July 26, 2016 Past Lives [continue reading]
The good news: Metro is ramping up work on the construction of a new subway station for the Purple Line at Wilshire and La Brea. The not-quite-as-sunny news: here comes [continue reading]
Above and below are two recent presentations for the first section of the Purple Line Extension project, which is extending the subway from Wilshire/Western to Wilshire/La Cienega. Decking begins in June for the Wilshire/La Brea Station — see below. We’ll be providing a lot more info after the holiday weekend.
Things to read/watch whilst transiting: Elephants can now talk — one can repeat five words in Korean. Attentive Source readers know that while I think apes are more likely to [continue reading]
Above and below is the audio from Monday night’s Telephone Town Halls (TTH) on Metro’s potential ballot measure. There are two more remaining: Wednesday, May 18, 6:15 p.m.: Sheila Kuehl, L.A County Supervisor representing the Third Supervisorial district, will talk to residents of the cities of Agoura Hills, Beverly Hills, [continue reading]