I’m guessing most of you are already fully aware that CicLAvia is coming to Wilshire Boulevard on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. between downtown L.A. and Fairfax Avenue along the Miracle Mile. Wilshire will be closed to car traffic and turned over to cyclists and pedestrians. I’m guessing [continue reading]
Gates to be latched full-time at Union Station subway entrances beginning today; here is the Source's Q&A about the turnstiles and TAP
On Wednesday, the gates will be latched at all times at the two entrances of the Red/Purple Line subway at Union Station. Gates at the 15 other Red/Purple Line subway stations will then be latched over the course of the summer. If Metro is satisfied with operations and results on [continue reading]
The Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan team is releasing its draft alternatives today for improving the venerable station as a transit center. Among some of the proposals (shown above) are replacing the parking lots in front of the station with open space, building a new bus terminal to handle [continue reading]
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been both shooting and collecting photos of Los Angeles Union Station, the best of which I’ve put in the above slideshow; click on the first image to begin the slideshow. You can also watch the slideshow on The Source’s Flickr page or as a video on YouTube. [continue reading]
Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. Traffic zips in toll lanes but slows in free lanes [continue reading]
Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. ART OF TRANSIT — Click above to see a larger version; black and [continue reading]
Service alert: night-time tunnel cleaning this week in downtown Los Angeles subway stations after 8:30 p.m.
Customers may be curious about the reduced late night service through this Thursday on the subway in downtown Los Angeles. The above photos explain the reason: trains are single-tracking to accommodate some much needed tunnel cleaning that is taking place to ensure Metro has a clean, safe and reliable rail [continue reading]
I happened upon the testing during the afternoon rush hour on Wednesday and everything appeared to go smoothly. With Metro preparing to latch gates at Red and Purple Line stations this summer, Metro and Metrolink are testing paper TAP-enabled tickets that will allow Metrolink passengers to get through the gates. [continue reading]
Due to a loss of power at Pershing Square Station, Metro Red and Purple Line trains are operating on a single track between Westlake/MacArthur Park Staton and Union Station. Delays currently are approximately 20 minutes.
A news conference was held this morning to announce that the road — used heavily by commuters to travel between the San Fernando Valley and Beverly Hills — will be closed for a month. From the LADWP: From March 23 to about April 26, crews will close Coldwater Canyon Avenue, [continue reading]