The above photographs were taken earlier this month at the Purple Line Extension’s Wilshire/La Brea Station, where in the coming weeks two giant machines are set to begin tunneling their [continue reading]
Here’s a fun fact: paleontologists estimate that less than one percent of life on earth turns into fossils. That’s why all fossils are of interest. They’re rare. Rare as they [continue reading]
We shot these yesterday at Wilshire and La Brea, the site of a future station for the Purple Line Extension subway that is now under construction. Of the three new [continue reading]
On July 12th, @metrolosangeles used Twitter to crowdsource questions about the two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that are currently being manufactured and will dig the tunnels for the Purple Line [continue reading]
Recently — and to their surprise — Metro contractors found a late 19th Century jaw bone from a cow about six to eight feet below Wilshire Boulevard near the future Wilshire/La Cienega Station [continue reading]
Weekend street closures at Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue for the construction of the Purple Line Extension subway has been completed five weekends earlier than originally scheduled — even after [continue reading]
There are many balls in the air transit-wise these days around Los Angeles with ongoing construction or planning on multiple projects. With early work underway on the section of the Purple [continue reading]
Above and below are two recent presentations for the first section of the Purple Line Extension project, which is extending the subway from Wilshire/Western to Wilshire/La Cienega. Decking begins in June for the Wilshire/La Brea Station — see below. We’ll be providing a lot more info after the holiday weekend.