A new contract to provide law enforcement on the Metro system will be considered by the Metro Board of Directors at their Dec. 1 meeting. The current contract expires Dec. 31 and is with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD), who have policed the Metro system since 2009. The five-year contract [continue reading]
And that’s a wrap. The final two Telephone Town Halls on Metro’s potential ballot measure were held Wednesday night. The Metro Board of Directors is scheduled to consider the potential ballot measure and the draft spending plan during their June meetings. To see the previous Telephone Town Halls, click here.
This morning, Metro joined L.A. City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, residents and community groups to officially open a new pedestrian station entrance at the Metro Orange Line Station in Canoga Park. The $200,000 Metro-funded project connects the Metro Orange Line’s east platform directly to an existing pedestrian walkway that leads to four [continue reading]
There will be general information about the potential ballot measure that Metro is considering, as well as info about projects specific to different parts of Los Angeles County. If you want to listen to any meeting, call 888-400- 1932 to hear it in English or 888-400-9342 for Spanish. Here’s the rest [continue reading]
It was a fairly quiet meeting Thursday of the Metro Board of Directors, the 13-member body that decides many issues large and small at the agency. In his opening remarks, [continue reading]
Now: Presser w @NancyPelosi. We must #RebuildRenew USA via #infrastructure investment @CAincline @santamonicacity pic.twitter.com/GpZR2qTc2A — Rep. Ted Lieu (@RepTedLieu) July 17, 2015 Joined @RepTedLieu at the @CAincline to discuss the need for a long-term Highway Trust Fund bill. #RebuildRenew pic.twitter.com/7Madl5197n — Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) July 17, 2015 #RebuildRenew https://t.co/DGjJjUCQL0 — [continue reading]
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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! Union ploy may throw Kinkisharyo off track (Antelope Valley Press) The firm hired by Metro to build new rail cars wants to build an assembly [continue reading]