The popular radio program hosted by Warren Olney on 89.9 FM will look at the situation with the sale of Prop 1B funds tonight at 7 p.m. David Yale, the deputy executive officer for countywide planning at Metro, will be the guest. Listen here at 7 p.m. (with the “on [continue reading]
Major road and transit projects such as phase one of the Expo Line, the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project and the Orange Line busway extension could lose critical funding if the state fails to sell Prop 1B infrastructure bonds this year, according to a Metro staff report. The problem, in [continue reading]
This week, I decided to revisit the Census Bureau’s Local Employment Dynamics database to get a sense of which job centers are served by local or commuter rail in Los Angeles County. Many big job centers (illustrated by the darker shades of blue in the map above) are served by [continue reading]
The extension of the Orange Line busway from Canoga Park to Chatsworth is scheduled to open in 2012. On Thursday, Metro awarded a contract for much of the work that needs to be completed. Here’s the memo from Metro CEO Art Leahy’s daily email to staff: Yesterday, we issued Brutoco [continue reading]
It may only be a coincidence, but Metro contractors have just completed the first project on the Metro Orange Line Extension at the same time the “Valley’s Best Short-Cut” marks its fourth service anniversary.