Things to read whilst transiting: is there a train filled with gold buried beneath the mountains of Poland? Read this article in the New Yorker about this Indiana Jones-ish story that involves World War II. You can guess the bad guys. Hey Beyonce: The Rose Bowl is in Pasadena. Art [continue reading]
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And now there are train tracks across Overland Avenue for the second phase of the Expo Line! Work was completed over this weekend, as shown in the above photos. Westwood Boulevard got the same treatment last weekend. The project to extend the Expo Line six miles from Culver City to [continue reading]
Reminder to Westsiders: Overland Avenue will be closed this weekend between Ashby Avenue and Coventry Place so that the rail crossing for the second phase of the Expo Line can be constructed. The closure begins tonight at 9 p.m. and runs until Monday at 6 a.m. More details are above. [continue reading]
As we posted the other day, Westwood Boulevard is closed to traffic this weekend between Ashby and Richland avenues to accommodate the laying of tracks for the second phase of the Expo Line. The road is scheduled to reopen by 6 a.m. Monday. Above is a nice photo taken Saturday [continue reading]
Construction notice: upcoming weekend closures of Overland Avenue and Westwood Boulevard to lay tracks for Expo Line project
It’s a big step forward for the project but it comes with some inconvenience. The above notice from the Expo Line Construction Authority has all the details.
UCLA recently released its annual State of the Commute report. The gist of it: even as enrollment has climbed in the past 20-plus years, the number of car trips to and from campus has fallen. The folks at UCLA credit this drop to several factors, most notably policies to encourage students and [continue reading]