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Transportation headlines, Wednesday, July 9

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!  It’s now legal to build light rail in the Valley (Curbed LA) The Valley could get its own Metro light-rail train (LAWeekly) Light rail in [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, July 2

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]

Sprinkling of pics from Bike to Work Day, here and around the U.S.

https://storify.com/metrolosangeles/two-wheel-journeys-to-work Think outside your car, at least one day a week. #BiketoWork. http://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]

Union Station turns 75: the video

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.

Union Station: A grand opening

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]