Union Station

Union Station turns 75: the video

Here’s another video from Saturday’s festivities for the 75th anniversary of Union Station. There’s some nice footage that gives you an idea of the flavor of the day and the seriously big crowds that descended upon Union Station.

Transportation headlines, Monday, Cinco de Mayo

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 Station’s complexity grows 75 years down the line (L.A. Times)  A super interesting essay by architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne on the history of Union [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Friday, May 2

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 Station: L.A.’s nearly perfect time machine (L.A. Times)  D.J. Waldie has a nice op-ed piece on the eve of Union Station’s 75th anniversary celebration [continue reading]

Metro announces new Union Station commemorative TAP cards as part of 75th anniversary celebration

Metro will begin distributing new, commemorative TAP cards highlighting three beautiful views of Union Station to celebrate the iconic transportation hub’s 75th birthday. The new TAP cards will be issued starting on Friday afternoon.  The Union Station 75th Anniversary Commemorative TAP Card will be available at TAP vending machines (TVMs) located [continue reading]