Traffic alert: avoid driving to downtown Los Angeles this weekend (especially Sunday) and Go Metro to Tour of California, Kings, Lakers and Clippers playoff games!

It should be quite a Sunday morning this week in downtown Los Angeles. First, downtown is hosting the eighth and final stage of the Amgen Tour of California bike race, which begins in Beverly Hills, travels through Hollywood and is scheduled to finish near L.A. Live between 11:45 a.m. and [continue reading]

Metrolink CEO John Fenton resigns

The news broke Monday afternoon. Here is the news release issued this morning from Metrolink, the commuter rail agency that serves six counties and is funded in part by Metro: Metrolink CEO John Fenton resigns for personal and professional reasons after leading the agency through critical period LOS ANGELES – [continue reading]

Metro Board meeting recap

Some other actions from today’s Metro Board of Directors meeting: •The Board approved some minor bus route modifications, extra Silver Line service on weekends in the future and a proposed operating plan after the Orange Line Extension opens this summer. Board report and Source post on Orange Line. •The Board [continue reading]