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! A stowaway on Expo 2 (ZevWeb) Supervisor and Metro Board Member Zev Yaroslavsky got a lift along part of the Expo Line Phase 2 alignment in [continue reading]
Reminder: Crenshaw Boulevard closures begin tonight for construction of light rail line — here's the detour map
This it, folks: Major construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Line begins tonight. That means there will be street closures along Crenshaw Boulevard, as shown in the above map, in order to accommodate the work. Please see this earlier Source post for more information about upcoming construction activities and bus stop relocations along Crenshaw Boulevard. [continue reading]
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]