Wilshire Boulevard

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, June 25

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!  New LACMA design spans Wilshire (ZevWeb)  An expansion of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art might include a bridge over Wilshire Boulevard to a [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, June 3

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!  Metro unveils bold proposal to modernize Union Station (L.A. Times)  Good overview of some of the details Metro released yesterday on the emerging Union Station [continue reading]

Purple Line Extension secures $1.25-billion federal New Starts grant and $856-million federally-backed loan

Officials from Metro and the Federal Transit Administration signed a pair of agreements this morning in Washington D.C. for a $1.25-billion federal grant and a $856-million federally-backed loan to build the first phase of the Purple Line Extension subway under Wilshire Boulevard. We’ll post video of this morning’s event later. The agreements clear [continue reading]

A few photos from yesterday's CicLAvia on Wilshire Boulevard

No surprise: another big crowd for CicLAvia on Sunday, with cyclists, walkers and others taking over Wilshire Boulevard between downtown Los Angeles and the Miracle Mile. Here are a few pics. Kind of wish you were out here? There's still time! #ciclavia pic.twitter.com/2eFIHuql57 — CicLAvia (@CicLAvia) April 6, 2014 https://twitter.com/MargaretTwitty8/status/451420458899214336/photo/1 [continue reading]