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Construction activities begin this weekend for Leimert Park underground station

Posted by Steve Hymon on September 18, 2014 5:18 pm
Three releases from Metro (I’ll try to add maps to this post tomorrow): Crenshaw Boulevard to Close Two Weekends to Complete Walls for Underground Crenshaw/Expo Station Metro and Walsh/Shea ...

Transportation headlines, Thursday, Sept. 18: Valley-Westside Express Bus begins Dec. 15

Posted by Steve Hymon on September 18, 2014 1:55 pm
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.  Metro is ...

Metro Board to consider changing official names of two rail stations

Posted by Steve Hymon on September 18, 2014 10:51 am
View this document on Scribd View this document on Scribd I know readers are always interested in station naming news — and there are two station naming motions before the Metro Board of ...

Get out of traffic, pledge to share the ride

Posted by Anna Chen on September 18, 2014 8:02 am
Rideshare Week is coming up in just a few weeks! This year, it takes place from October 6 through 10, and here’s a very important question: Are you a ride sharer? If you’re not sure, ...

Staff report on short- and long-term improvements to Orange Line

Posted by Steve Hymon on September 17, 2014 4:03 pm
View this document on Scribd The Orange Line is Metro’s second-busiest bus line behind only the 720, the Rapid bus service along Wilshire Boulevard. With the Orange Line often crowded at peak ...

New video: Metro awarded more than $20 million in TIGER funds

Posted by Kim Upton on September 17, 2014 2:34 pm
As Steve posted Friday, Metro is the recipient of two TIGER grants and this is a pretty big deal, since there were 800 applicants and TIGER grants are based on merit. The gratitude and celebration ...

Metro seeks OK to move Union Station Master Plan from planning to implementation

Posted by Dave Sotero on September 17, 2014 1:17 pm
The Metro Board this month will consider recommendations for finalizing and implementing the ambitious Union Station Master Plan. That process begins Wednesday at the Board’s Planning ...

Open during construction: California Ticket Masters

Posted by Anna Chen on September 17, 2014 1:01 pm
Construction continues along Crenshaw Boulevard for the Crenshaw/LAX Line, which means fencing and blocked lanes in order for work to proceed on the underground portion of the rail line. Though the ...

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, September 17

Posted by Steve Hymon on September 17, 2014 11:23 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 ...

New station canopy being built at Wilshire/Western Purple Line Station

Posted by Dave Sotero on September 16, 2014 3:47 pm
Subway riders will no doubt notice a brand new subway portal canopy now being built over the Purple Line’s Wilshire/Western Station. The new canopy will feature new components from ...
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La Junta de Metro considerará cambiar el nombre a dos estaciones de trenes

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 18, 2014 2:29 pm
Este mes la Junta Directiva de Metro considerará el cambio de nombre de dos estaciones de trenes: La estación de la Línea Dorada, East Los Angeles Civic Center, podría cambiar a East Los ...

Domingueando: tu guía de fin de semana

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 18, 2014 1:11 pm
VIERNES 7:00 p.m. Juan Gabriel en el Nokia Theatre. El cantautor de habla hispana más laureado en la historia musical tiene un acervo de más de 1,000 composiciones que han sido grabadas por más ...

Comprométanse a compartir sus viajes a la escuela o al trabajo

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 18, 2014 11:26 am
La Semana de Viajes Compartidos (Rideshare Week) está a la vuelta de la esquina. Este año tendrá lugar del 6 al 10 de octubre y aquí está la pregunta importante para ustedes: ¿les gusta ...

Reporte de Metro sobre mejoras a corto y largo plazo para la Línea Naranja

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 18, 2014 11:07 am
Por Steve Hymon La Línea Naranja de autobuses es la segunda con mayor número de pasajeros de Metro. Sólo la supera la 720 que corre a lo largo de Wilshire Boulevard. Debido al elevado número de ...

Nuevo video: Metro recibe más de $20 millones del programa TIGER

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 17, 2014 4:06 pm
Como les informamos hace unos días, Metro recibió dos subvenciones TIGER, lo cual es un gran logro si se considera que hubo más de 800 solicitantes. La gratitud y celebración por esto ...

Metro busca la aprobación de la Junta Directiva para implementar el Plan Maestro de Union Station

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 17, 2014 2:05 pm
La Junta Directiva de Metro considerará este mes las recomendaciones para finalizar e implementar el ambicioso Plan Maestro de Union Station. El proceso empezará el miércoles en la ...

Abierto durante la construcción: California Ticket Masters

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 17, 2014 1:35 pm
La construcción de la Línea Crenshaw/LAX continúa a lo largo de Crenshaw Boulevard, lo que representa vallas y carriles bloqueados para llevar a cabo las obras. Aunque el área alrededor del lado ...

En riesgo, la construcción de la planta Kinkisharyo en Palmdale

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 17, 2014 12:38 pm
La firma japonesa Kinkisharyo contratada por Metro para construir nuevos vagones de trenes quiere construir una planta de ensamblaje en Palmdale. Este editorial del periódico Antelope Valley Press ...

Conferencia para ofrecer detalles sobre el autobús gratuito que dará servicio en Long Beach durante el cierre de estaciones

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 17, 2014 11:53 am
A partir del 20 de septiembre de 2014 se ofrecerá un servicio de autobús gratuito durante el cierre de 30 días de varias estaciones de la Línea Azul en el centro de Long Beach. Los detalles de ...

Construyen un pabellón para la estación Wilshire/Western

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 16, 2014 5:02 pm
Los pasajeros del tren subterráneo no pasarán de largo sin notar que en la estación Wilshire/Western de la Línea Púrpura se construye un pabellón. El nuevo pabellón es parte del diseño ...
September 12, 2014
Crenshaw Boulevard to Have Two Full Street Closures this Weekend due to Construction of Crenshaw/LAX Light Rail Line

September 11, 2014
Metro Presents: Enjoy PARK(ing) Day at Union Station with Special Artist-Designed Lotería Game

September 09, 2014
Metro Fare Changes Offering Free 2-Hour Transfers Starts September 15; No Change in Student K-12 Fares; Reduced Fare Programs Offered

September 04, 2014
Crenshaw Boulevard to Close Three Weekends to Complete Walls for Underground Crenshaw/Expo Station

September 04, 2014
Construction of Underground Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Station Moves from east to west side of Crenshaw Boulevard

September 03, 2014
Construction Activities to Begin for Leimert Park Underground Light Rail Station

September 03, 2014
Metro Presents: Ethio-Jazz Band Ethio Cali to Perform at Union Station Sept. 12

September 03, 2014
Metro Gold Line Speeds UCLA Fans to Rose Bowl

September 03, 2014
Construction Activities to Begin for Leimert Park Underground Light Rail Station

August 27, 2014
Go Metro for Discounts During Latino Heritage Month Festivities

August 26, 2014
Metro Expo Line the Best Ticket for USC Gridiron Action

August 22, 2014
Metro Releases Draft Environmental Document on Proposed Eastside Rail Extension

August 21, 2014
Join Metro This Fall for Free Art Tours and Receive a Discount on Dinner

August 20, 2014
A Better Blue Line: 30-Day Closure of Four Metro Blue Line Stations in Downtown Long Beach to Start Sept. 20


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