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Go Metro Weekends, April 18 – 20

Posted by Jon Ross Alexander on April 18, 2014 8:00 am
Hello again! Here are some events over Easter weekend that should keep your pockets and weekends full! Friday For all of you “old school” music lovers out there, hit up the Art Laboe ...

Service Alert: Blue Line resumes normal service in Long Beach Loop

Posted by Jon Ross Alexander on April 18, 2014 6:36 am
UPDATE- 6:45 a.m: Blue Line service in the Long Beach Loop is resuming normal service with residual delays of up to 15 minutes. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Blue Line service in the ...

Service alert: boarding change for Dodger Stadium Express at Union Station

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 17, 2014 7:05 pm
Due to construction work at Union Station’s Patsaouras Transit Plaza, the boarding location for the Dodger Stadium Express is shifting temporarily from Bay 3 to the front of the Metro ...

Our first podcast: filming over the years at Union Station

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 17, 2014 11:00 am
A scene from the “The Dark Knight Rises” that was filmed in the old ticket room at Union Station. Credit: Warner Bros. Union Station Podcast Good morning, readers and listeners! Above ...

Participate in Metrolink’s online Strategic Plan survey

Posted by Anna Chen on April 17, 2014 9:21 am
Metrolink is inviting rail commuters to take part in a web-based survey and provide input on the future of Metrolink and regional rail service. The survey is short and only takes a few minutes. ...

Metro to publicly finance HOV toll lane project for Santa Clarita Valley

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 16, 2014 9:25 am
We posted last year about a Measure R project to add tolled HOV lanes to 13.5 miles of the 5 freeway in the Santa Clarita Valley between the 14 freeway and Parker Road. Vehicles with one or two ...

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, April 16

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 16, 2014 8:48 am
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 ...

Update on release of SR-710 North study environmental documents announced

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 15, 2014 7:57 pm
Here is the statement from Metro: Metro today announced that release of the draft environmental impact report/environmental impact statement (EIR/EIS) for the State Route 710 North Study will be ...

A Better Blue Line: major track improvement work on Blue Line set to start

Posted by Anna Chen on April 15, 2014 4:10 pm
A southbound Blue Line train approaching the Vernon station. Photo by Steve Hymon/Metro. A few months ago, Metro announced a $1.2 billion overhaul taking place on the Metro Blue Line. Some of ...

Union Station: A classic on both big screen and small

Posted by Kim Upton on April 15, 2014 2:41 pm
This is the fifth of a series of posts on the history of Union Station that we are running this month. The station celebrates its 75th anniversary on May 3.  With its dramatic angles and dark ...
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Domingueando: tu guía de fin de semana

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 17, 2014 11:43 am
JUEVES 8:00 p.m. Mogwai en El Rey Theatre. Esta banda escocesa se formó en 1995 y debutó un año después con “Tuner/Lower”, bajo el sello de su propia disquera, Rock Acton. Desde entonces han ...

Participe en una encuesta en Internet sobre el Plan Estratégico de Metrolink

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 17, 2014 10:17 am
Metrolink invita a sus pasajeros a participar en una encuesta en Internet  y a ofrecer sus comentarios sobre el futuro servicio regional de trenes de Metrolink . La encuesta es breve y sólo toma ...

Union Station: un clásico en la pantalla grande y en la chica

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 16, 2014 11:47 am
Esta es la quinta de una serie de notas que publicaremos este mes sobre Union Station que el 3 de mayo cumple 75 años. Con sus dramáticos ángulos y esquinas oscuras, Union Station es una ...

En marcha, las mejoras en las vías de la Línea Azul

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 16, 2014 10:24 am
Un tren de la Línea Azul, cerca de la estación Vernon. Foto: Steve Hymon/Metro. Hace unos meses, Metro anunció un proyecto de $1,200 millones para mejorar  la Línea Azul. Algunas obras se han ...

Metro financiará con fondos públicos un carril de viajes múltiples en la I-5, en Santa Clarita Valley

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 16, 2014 10:05 am
El año pasado  publicamos una nota  acerca de un proyecto de la Medida R para agregar carriles de viajes múltiples en un segmento de 13.5 millas de la autopista 5 en Santa Clarita Valley, entre ...

Metro anuncia que actualizará el Estudio Ambiental de la SR-710 Norte

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 15, 2014 4:21 pm
Metro anunció hoy que será retrasada  la difusión del borrador del reporte/declaración del impacto ambiental (EIR/EIS)  de la Ruta Estatal 710 Norte. Metro trabaja con Caltrans en un nuevo ...

Cerrarán la I-405 entre Santa Monica Boulevard y Wilshire Boulevard las noches del 16 al 19 de abril

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 15, 2014 11:46 am
El contratista del Proyecto de Mejoras del Paso Sepúlveda en la I-405 planea cerrar esa autopista en el Oeste de Los Ángeles, desde Santa Monica Boulevard hasta Wilshire Boulevard, las noches del ...

El personal de Metro recomienda un contrato para diseñar y construir el Conector Regional

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 15, 2014 11:01 am
El personal de Metro recomendó un contrato de $927.2-millones para el diseño y construcción del proyecto del Conector Regional con Regional Connector Constructors (una asociación entre Skanska ...

Alerta de servicio: el viernes por la noche los trenes de la Línea Azul pasarán cada 40 minutos entre DTLA y Willowbrook

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 15, 2014 10:32 am
La noche de este viernes 18 de abril se llevará a cabo un trabajo esencial de mantenimiento en un cruce clave de la Línea Azul de Metro. Después de las 8 p.m., los trenes pasarán cada 40 minutos ...

Metro obtiene un premio por su interés para contratar veteranos

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 14, 2014 3:54 pm
Metro fue nombrado uno de los nueve ganadores de los Premios de Empleadores de Veteranos CEAC de 2014 por su interés para contratar veteranos. Desde que la Iniciativa de Contratación de Veteranos ...
April 15, 2014
Update on Release of SR-710 North Study Environmental Documents Announced

April 11, 2014
Northbound I-405 Closure in West L.A. Between National Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard Planned Nights of April 14-19

April 11, 2014
Southbound I-405 Closure in West L.A. Between Getty Center Drive and Santa Monica Boulevard Planned Nights of April 12, 13

April 10, 2014
Northbound I-405 Closure in West L.A. Between Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard Planned Night of April 11

April 09, 2014
Learn How to Spend Less on Gas Using Tools from Metro and the Automobile Club of Southern California

April 08, 2014
Free Art Tour with Fallen Fruit on Metro Gold Line Saturday, April 26

April 08, 2014
Metro Motion Celebrates Union Station 75th Anniversary Stories

April 07, 2014
Metro Freeway Service Patrol Big Rig Program Reaches Milestone Number of Motorist Assists on SR-91

April 04, 2014
Northbound I-405 Closure in West L.A. Between National Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard Planned Nights of April 7, 9

March 27, 2014
Tentative agreement on new contract reached between Metro, Union Leaders representing Metro maintenance workers

March 24, 2014
Metro’s Dodger Stadium Express Bus Service from Union Station to Dodger Stadium set to run during 2014 Dodger Games

March 24, 2014
Full Southbound I-405 Closure Between U.S. 101 and Getty Center Drive Planned Nights of March 26, 27

March 21, 2014
Construction Notice: Southbound I-405 Full Nighttime Directional Closure

March 20, 2014
Construction Careers Information Center will Open Saturday, March 22 at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

March 19, 2014
Sepulveda Boulevard Lane Closures between Mountaingate Drive and Skirball Center Drive Planned March 21 to April 21


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