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Transportation headlines, Thursday, July 24

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 4:29 pm
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Other actions taken by the Board of Directors today, including motion on Orange Line upgrades

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 3:38 pm
Other actions taken by the Metro Board at their meeting today: •The Board approved a motion by Board Members Paul Krekorian, Eric Garcetti, Michael Antonovich, Zev Yaroslavsky, John Fasana and Ara ...

Cafe Crepe coming to Union Station

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 2:01 pm
View this document on Scribd The Metro Board earlier today approved a lease agreement with Cafe Crepe to take over the former Union Bagel space in Union Station (the Metro staff report is above). ...

Metro Board approves $1.6-billion contract to construct first phase of the Purple Line Extension subway

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 12:06 pm
View this document on Scribd After a long discussion, the Metro Board of Directors voted 9 to 3 to approve a $1.6-billion contract with Skanska, Traylor and Shea, a Joint Venture (STS), on ...

Service alert: potential delays to bus and rail riders due to President Obama’s visit

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 11:27 am
President Barack Obama’s visit to Los Angeles continues today. There will likely be delays for Metro bus and train riders. As per usual and due to security concerns, we can only release ...

Crenshaw Boulevard businesses are open during construction

Posted by Anna Chen on July 24, 2014 11:04 am
The corner of Rodeo Road and Crenshaw Boulevard. While the sidewalk is closed due to construction, businesses remain open – just use the rear entrance. Photo: Anna Chen/Metro Construction ...

In remarks, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti outlines his goals as Metro Board Chair

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 9:52 am
Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chair Eric Garcetti delivering his remarks on Thursday morning. Photo by Steve Hymon/Metro. As noted earlier, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is the Chair of the ...

Metro Board of Directors July meeting about to begin

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 9:35 am
View this document on Scribd Good morning, readers and riders! The gavel will shortly drop on the July meeting of the Metro Board of Directors. This will be the first full Board meeting with Los ...

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, July 23

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 23, 2014 12:05 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. Pick your social media ...

Connect US seeks to better link Union Station to neighborhoods via new esplanades and bike paths

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 23, 2014 11:10 am
View this document on Scribd As most of you likely know, Metro has been developing the Union Station Master Plan to preserve the historic train depot while also renovating it and redeveloping parts ...
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Otros asuntos aprobados hoy por la Junta Directiva de Metro

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 24, 2014 6:27 pm
La Junta aprobó una moción de los miembros Paul Krekorian, Eric Garcetti, Michael Antonovich, Zev Yaroslavsky, John Fasana y Ara Najarian para que Metro haga un estudio sobre las mejoras ...

La Junta de Metro aprueba un contrato de $1,600 millones para la Extensión de la Línea Púrpura

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 24, 2014 12:53 pm
Tras una larga discusión, la Junta Directiva de Metro aprobó por 9 votos a favor y 3 en contra un contrato de $1,600 millones para Skanska, Traylor y Shea, una empresa conjunta (STS), para ...

Posibles demoras en trenes y autobuses de Metro por la visita de Obama a LA

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 24, 2014 11:49 am
La visita del presidente Barack Obama a Los Ángeles continúa el día de hoy, por lo que es posible que haya retrasos en los autobuses y trenes de Metro. Como es usual por razones de seguridad, ...

Los negocios de Crenshaw Boulevard permanecerán abiertos durante la construcción de la línea de tren ligero

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 24, 2014 11:35 am
Negocios ubicados en la esquina de Crenshaw Boulevard y Rodeo Road. Foto: Anna Chen/Metro. La construcción de la Línea Crenshaw/LAX continúa a lo largo de Crenshaw Boulevard. Como pueden ver en ...

El alcalde Eric Garcetti define sus metas como nuevo presidente de la Junta Directiva de Metro

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 24, 2014 11:10 am
  El alcalde Eric Garcetti en la reunión de la Junta Directiva de Metro. Foto: Steve Hymon/Metro. Como lo hemos señalado anteriormente, el alcalde Los Ángeles, Eric Garcetti, es el nuevo ...

La reunión de la Junta Directiva de Metro está en marcha

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 24, 2014 10:49 am
¡Buenos días estimados lectores! La reunión mensual de la Junta Directiva de Metro comenzó hace unos minutos y es la primera en la que el alcalde de Los Ángeles, Eric Garcetti , se ...

El estudio “Connect US” busca mejorar la conexión entre Union Station y los vecindarios aledaños

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 23, 2014 3:23 pm
Como la mayoría de ustedes sabe, Metro has estado desarrollando un Plan Maestro en Union Station para preservar el histórico depósito de trenes y al mismo tiempo renovarlo y desarrollar partes ...

Paz, amor y rock and roll en Grand Park en el Día Nacional para Bailar

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 23, 2014 2:20 pm
Grand Park y Hollywood Bowl se unirán para celebrar el Día Nacional para Bailar este sábado 26 de julio. Vaya al Grand Park y experimente algo del movimiento por la paz y el rock and roll de los ...

Alerta de servicio: posibles demoras de trenes y autobuses por visita de Obama a LA

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 23, 2014 2:05 pm
El presidente Barack Obama tiene programado llegar esta tarde a Los Ángeles para una serie de eventos en el área esta noche y mañana jueves. Esto ocasionará probables demoras de autobuses y ...

Viaje en Metro al mercado The WALL y entre gratis

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 23, 2014 12:45 pm
Rosas. Foto: The Original Los Angeles Flower Market. A partir del 26 de julio, la calle Wall, en el Distrito de la Moda del centro de Los Ángeles, estará cerrada al tráfico los sábados para dar ...
July 21, 2014
Metro to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Bus Service Changes

July 21, 2014
Don’t Get Stuck in Century Crunch Traffic: Use 511

July 15, 2014
Metro Presents: Contemporary Jazz by Mark de Clive-Lowe at Historic Union Station Thursday, July 31

July 15, 2014
Southbound 405 Freeway Closure Between U.S. 101 and Getty Center Drive Planned Nights of July 17, 18

July 15, 2014
LA Mayor Garcetti recommends “Plan Ahead” and avoid the Century Crunch during the weekend of July 25-28

July 11, 2014
“Century Crunch” Online Clock, Banner Ads Now Available at Metro.net

July 07, 2014
$1.636 Billion Design-Build contract recommendation announced for Metro Purple Line Subway Extension First Phase

July 07, 2014
Avoid LAX “Century Crunch” Traffic July 25-28 Weekend by Taking Public Transit

July 07, 2014
Southbound 405 Freeway Closures Between Santa Monica and National Boulevards Planned Nights of July 8, 9

July 03, 2014
Northbound 405 Freeway Closure Between Getty Center Drive and Greenleaf Planned Night of July 7

July 03, 2014
Metro to operate on holiday schedule Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day

July 01, 2014
Go Metro to the Colorado Street Bridge Party Saturday, July 12 and Receive a Free Poster

June 30, 2014
Discover Wearable Tech at Pasadena Convention Center July 17

June 26, 2014
Southbound 405 Freeway Closures Between Getty Center Drive and Wilshire Boulevard Planned Nights of June 27-July 2

June 23, 2014
L.A. Metro, LAWA, LADOT Give Advance Public Notice for “Century Crunch” Bridge Demolition and Street Closures Near LAX July 25-28

June 23, 2014
The BET Experience Takes Over L.A. LIVE June 27-29


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