Westside subway extension

Is there another way to tunnel?

There was an intriguing discussion on Thursday in the Construction Committee of the Metro Board of Directors involving different tunneling methods that could be used on the Westside Subway Extension and other Metro projects that may require tunneling such as the Downtown Regional Connector, the Crenshaw Line and a 710 [continue reading]

Is 30/10 going to happen soon?

I was (predictably) hiking in Yosemite on Friday when the news broke in L.A. that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood had expressed his strongest support to date of the 30/10 Initiative AND that the federal government was also supportive of doing the engineering work for the Westside Subway Extension all [continue reading]

Board Chair Najarian encouraged as Obama Administration steps up consideration of 30/10, subway extension

Statement by Ara Najarian, Board Chairman Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Re: Federal support for 30/10, Subway Extension Los Angeles County received a double dose of good news today from Washington, which I find very encouraging. Senator Barbara Boxer announced that the Obama Administration is accelerating consideration of the [continue reading]