Here’s our original post along with the Metro news release. And here’s the FTA’s news release. And the non-government view of things? Here’s the L.A. Times article.
Grab your Troika Card and check out this great video of construction work on the Purple Line Extension in Moscow — only thing missing is “Eye of the Tiger” from the soundtrack. Of course, Metro is gearing up for construction of the 3.9-mile first phase of the Purple Line Extension [continue reading]
Good new video from the folks at CicLAvia. Reminder: the next event is Sunday, April 21, with a big-time new route, extending from downtown Los Angeles to Venice using mostly Venice Boulevard. It will be a great way to bike between the beach and downtown without having to dodge the [continue reading]
Here’s the new 30-second spot promoting the Orange Line Extension to Chatsworth — it opens Saturday, June 30.
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. Do Joss Whedon’s kids go to Beverly Hills High School? (L.A. Times) The video made [continue reading]
I thought today would be a good day to post some of this recent footage of the Expo Line by videographer Brent Kaplan. If you haven’t heard: the opening is Saturday, April 28. Earlier posts: Expo Line to open April 28 More on the Expo Line opening Videos from The [continue reading]
The 2011 Transit Flicks Contest finalists have been chosen and now it’s your turn to decide which transit oriented filmmaker wins the grand prize (a free EZ transit for one year). Last year’s entries were great (the charming Heartbeat of L.A. took the prize), and I have to say, this [continue reading]
This video from the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority offers up an introduction to grade crossing design. Why are grade crossings so important? Because they represent the most vulnerable part of any rail line. The Foothill Extension will make use of state-of-the-art grade crossings to ensure safety along the [continue reading]
The Nutty Nomads are a pair of urban explorers who happen to be sisters that love to document their adventures in L.A. Last week they tweeted @MetroLosAngeles to let us know about their latest video: Metro Challenge. The challenge? Visiting some of L.A.’s best sites without a car! The Nomads [continue reading]
Check out this new webisode from the Green Line to LAX project team entitled Making Your Connection. The video release coincides with workshops that have been held this week to introduce the community to the project. There’s one more workshop in Culver City next Tuesday, so if this video excites [continue reading]