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’s anniversary spin (on Metro) includes World Cup stop (L.A. Times) Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recognized his first anniversary in office by tooling around [continue reading]
Reminder: If you’re making travel plans for Friday, July 4, please consider that Metrolink will only be operating two special round-trip trains on the Antelope Valley Line. Regular service will resume on July 5. Here are the details from Metrolink: In observance of Independence Day, Metrolink will not operate service on [continue reading]
The HOV lane on the northbound 405 opened earlier this morning. A media event has just begun at Getty Center — we’ll have photos and video later today. Here’s the news release from Metro: Paving the Road to a Better 405 L.A. Metro, Caltrans, Kiewit Open 10-Mile Northbound I-405 Carpool [continue reading]
Work continues to chug along on the Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan; please see the above flier for the upcoming meeting on June 5. The Metro Board last year approved a plan concept that would construct a greatly expanded east-west passenger concourse while relocating the bus plaza to a north-south [continue reading]
//storify.com/metrolosangeles/two-wheel-journeys-to-work Think outside your car, at least one day a week. #BiketoWork. //t.co/o6fSeIkt3a — U.S. EPA (@EPA) May 15, 2014 Guys, Bike to Work Day is Friday, not today. Sheesh. pic.twitter.com/7hMpQdKw0H — Brooklyn Spoke (@BrooklynSpoke) May 13, 2014 @lacbc is everywhere! Thanks for the pit stop, WALK/BIKE Glendale! #bikela #biketoworkday2014 [continue reading]
Here’s another video from Saturday’s festivities for the 75th anniversary of Union Station. There’s some nice footage that gives you an idea of the flavor of the day and the seriously big crowds that descended upon Union Station.
Another set of photos from Union Station this morning and afternoon; here is another set of photos from earlier. Click to see a larger version of a photo. All photos by Juan Ocampo for Metro.
This is the third of a series of posts on the history of Union Station that we are running this month. The station celebrates its 75th anniversary on May 3. When English immigrant Fred Harvey opened the first of more than 80 restaurants serving rail stops from the Midwest to California, he [continue reading]
Click on a photo to see a larger version or click on the first version to begin a slideshow-type display. Photos courtesy of the Los Angeles Railroad Heritage Foundation Collection. This is the first of a series of posts on the history of Union Station that will run on Tuesdays and [continue reading]
As we move deeper into the era of construction for Measure R projects, we’re also going to be writing more about the inevitable work impacts of building transit and road projects. And thus today’s news: about 135 trees — about 34 in Beverly Hills and 101 in the city of [continue reading]