Safety

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, June 18

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!  Five key tips for Metro regarding safe bus-bike interactions (Streetsblog LA) Joe Linton tackles an issue that has been in the news lately: conflicts between [continue reading]

Join the CPR Block Party today at 5 Metro Rail stations, help break world record

This week is National CPR Awareness Week and EduLife Institute is offering free hands-only CPR training today at the following Metro stations: Union Station Red Line North Hollywood Station Red Line Universal City Station Red Line Vermont/Sunset Station Gold Line Mariachi Plaza Station Instructors will be at the stations until 10 p.m. The training takes less than 1 [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, April 24

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!  Freeway toll lanes seem to speed things along, somewhat (L.A. Times)  Here’s the top of the story, which provides a good summary of the preliminary [continue reading]

A few photos from yesterday's CicLAvia on Wilshire Boulevard

No surprise: another big crowd for CicLAvia on Sunday, with cyclists, walkers and others taking over Wilshire Boulevard between downtown Los Angeles and the Miracle Mile. Here are a few pics. Kind of wish you were out here? There's still time! #ciclavia pic.twitter.com/2eFIHuql57 — CicLAvia (@CicLAvia) April 6, 2014 https://twitter.com/MargaretTwitty8/status/451420458899214336/photo/1 [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, March 27

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!  Community hopes to cut down tree plan (Park La Brea News/Beverly Press) A story about Metro’s plans to eventually remove about 135 trees along Wilshire [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Monday, March 24

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!  Cool pic of March gloom. O’Hare CTA station closed for foreseeable future because of considerable damage from crash (Chicago Tribune)  A Chicago Transit Authority train failed [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, March 19

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!  L.A. should hike sales tax to pay for street repair, report says (L.A. Times)  Two city of Los Angeles officials — the Chief Administrative Officer [continue reading]

Metro and Los Angeles Sheriff's Department begin effort to reduce loitering and improve safety at North Hollywood Red Line station

Here’s the news release from Metro: NORTH HOLLYWOOD – Fulfilling a request from Councilmember Paul Krekorian, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s (LASD) Transit Services Bureau, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) North Hollywood Division and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) have joined in efforts to enhance safety [continue reading]