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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 ...

Regional Connector design-build contractor recommended by Metro staff

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 15, 2014 10:10 am
View this document on Scribd Metro staff recommends a $927.2-million design/build contract with Regional Connector Constructors (a Joint Venture between Skanska USA Civil West California District, ...

Service Advisory: Friday night, Blue Line will run every 40 minutes between DTLA-Willowbrook due to track improvement work

Posted by Lily Allen on April 14, 2014 4:30 pm
View this document on Scribd This Friday night, April 18, essential track maintenance will continue on a key crossover of the Metro Blue Line. After 8 p.m., trains will again run every 40 minutes ...

Metro named a winner of the CEAC Veterans Employer of the Year Award

Posted by Anna Chen on April 14, 2014 3:01 pm
Metro has been named one of nine winners of 2014 CEAC Veterans Employer of the Year Awards for its proactive stance in veteran hiring.  Since Metro’s Veterans Hiring Initiative started in 2012, ...

TAP to get a free drink at the KTOWN Night Market this weekend

Posted by Anna Chen on April 14, 2014 12:44 pm
Get ready for the KTOWN Night Market on Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19, at the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools in Koreatown. Enjoy free live performances at the Kollaboration Stage, join ...

Transportation headlines, Monday, April 14

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 14, 2014 10:16 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 ...
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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 ...

Viaje en Metro al KTOWN Night Market y obtenga una bebida gratis con su tarjeta TAP

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 14, 2014 3:38 pm
Prepárese para el evento KTOWN Night Market el viernes y sábado 18 y 19 de abril en Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools en Koreatown. Disfrute de actuaciones gratuitas en el Kollaboration Stage, ...

Cerrarán la I-405 entre la I-10 y Santa Monica Boulevard las noches del 14 y 15 de abril

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 14, 2014 1:51 pm
El contratista del Proyecto de Mejoras del Paso Sepúlveda en la I-405 planea cerrar esa autopista en el Oeste de Los Ángeles, entre la I-10 y Santa Monica Boulevard, las noches del 14 y 15 de abril ...
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

March 17, 2014
Metro Public Hearing on Proposed Fare Changes Set for March 29

March 17, 2014
Full Southbound 405 Directional Closure Between Santa Monica Boulevard and National Boulevard in West Los Angeles Planned Nights of March 17 to 22

March 13, 2014
Full Northbound I-405 Directional Freeway Closure Between Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard in West Los Angeles Planned Friday Night, March 14

March 11, 2014
Full Southbound 405 Directional Closure Between Santa Monica Boulevard and National Boulevard in West Los Angeles Planned Nights of March 13, 16


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