Here’s the news release from Metro: The Metro Orange Line Extension — a four-mile addition to the wildly popular Orange Line busway — will open to the public on Saturday, June 30 with community celebrations and free rides on the extension from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Orange Line [continue reading]
More artwork installations are happening on the Orange Line Extension, which is expected to open soon! A few photos of the 27-foot-long ellipses designed by Anne Marie Karlsen for Nordhoff Station are below. More information about the artwork is available here. See images from the installations at Sherman Way and [continue reading]
Metro has just issued a press release warning motorists to be careful near the soon-to-open Orange Line Extension or risk being ticketed. Safety education is the goal but LAPD and LASD are carefully monitoring the area and will issue tickets to violators. LAPD and LASD Strictly Enforcing Traffic Laws Along the [continue reading]
Here are a pair of new safety videos for the Orange Line Extension, which is expected to open in June to the Chatsworth train station. The other video is after the jump.
Artwork installation is moving forward on the Orange Line Extension! A few photos of the 27-foot-long ellipses designed by Margaret Lazzari for the Sherman Way Station are below. More information about the artwork is available here. See images from the installation at Canoga Station here.
Artwork installation has begun on the Metro Orange Line Extension! A few shots of the 27-foot-long ellipses designed by Ken Gonzales-Day for the Canoga Station are below. More information about the artwork is available here.
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]
Metro is currently putting the finishing touches on the four-mile extension of the Orange Line from the Canoga station to the Chatsworth Metrolink station. The project is expected to open in June. The above maps show the plan that Metro staff is recommending for the Orange Line. The Metro [continue reading]
Lisa Adams’ artwork for Chatsworth Station monumentalizes the Northwest San Fernando Valley’s landscape and equestrian lifestyle in the forms of native flowers and galloping horses. The imagery was recently fabricated by teams of artisans who translated Lisa’s original artworks into the durable materials of porcelain enamel steel and glass mosaic. [continue reading]
There is now a nice tour of the Orange Line Extension construction on YouTube. The clip features Metro CEO Art Leahy, LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Metro construction officials touring the project on Tuesday. The Metro Orange Line Extension is the first Measure R funded project scheduled to open this summer. For more [continue reading]