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Service Alert: Gold Line service suspended between Lake and Sierra Madre Villa stations due to freeway truck accident

Posted by Lily Allen on April 24, 2014 1:54 pm
Still of the crash on the 210 taken from Caltrans traffic camera. Metro Gold Line service between Lake and Sierra Madre Villa stations has been suspended for the remainder of the day due to a big ...

ExpressLanes on 10 and 110 freeways to be continued beyond next January

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 24, 2014 12:51 pm
The Metro Board of Directors voted unanimously Thursday to continue the ExpressLanes on the 10 and 110 freeways beyond January of 2015. The Board also voted to charge a $1 monthly maintenance fee on ...

Metro Board approves $927-million contract for construction of Regional Connector project

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 24, 2014 11:11 am
A $927.2-million contract to build the Regional Connector light rail project was awarded to Connector Constructors (a Joint Venture between Skanska USA Civil West California District, Inc., and ...

Metro Board approves contract for Union Station regional rail improvements

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 24, 2014 10:01 am
The project will extend tracks south from Union Station. Under the current setup, all trains must enter and exit the station from the north. Photo: Google Maps. As part of the consent calendar, the ...

Metro Board of Directors’ April meeting is underway

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 24, 2014 9:43 am
The gavel just dropped, thereby starting the monthly meeting of the full Metro Board of Directors. Here’s the agenda. And here’s a Source post from yesterday looking at some of the key ...

Transportation headlines, Thursday, April 24

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 24, 2014 8:00 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 ...

Crenshaw Boulevard closure between MLK and Stocker May 2 for traffic control change

Posted by Anna Chen on April 23, 2014 1:43 pm
Here’s the notice from Metro regarding the traffic control change on Crenshaw Boulevard that will be starting May 2. The implementation requires a full street closure of Crenshaw Blvd. between ...

Preview of tomorrow’s Metro Board of Directors meeting; a look at some interesting items

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 23, 2014 11:08 am
View this document on Scribd The Metro Board of Directors meets on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at Metro headquarters for their regular monthly meeting. The agenda is posted above and below is some of the ...

Northbound 405 closures in the Sepulveda Pass planned for four consecutive nights April 24-28

Posted by Anna Chen on April 23, 2014 10:29 am
Here’s the press release from Metro: The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor is planning to close the northbound I-405 in the Sepulveda Pass for four consecutive nights April ...

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, April 23

Posted by Steve Hymon on April 23, 2014 10:09 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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La Junta de Metro aprueba aumentar el salario mínimo para trabajadores que hacen labores de jardinería

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 24, 2014 12:44 pm
La Junta Directiva de Metro aprobó la implementación de un programa de salario mínimo para trabajadores contratistas que hacen labores de jardinería y mantenimiento de irrigación. Gracias al ...

La Junta de Metro aprueba extender las operaciones de los ExpressLanes en las autopistas 10 y 110

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 24, 2014 12:31 pm
La Junta de Metro tuvo hoy grandes elogios para el proyecto de carriles de cuota llamado  ExpressLanes en las autopistas 10 y 110 y por ello aprobó extender sus operaciones más allá del próximo ...

La Junta de Metro aprueba contrato para el Conector Regional

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 24, 2014 11:26 am
La Junta de Metro aprobó hoy un contrato de $927.2-millones para el  diseño y construcción del proyecto del Conector Regional con la compañía  Regional Connector Constructors (una empresa ...

La Junta de Metro aprueba el Plan Estratégico de la Primera/Última Milla

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 24, 2014 11:13 am
En su reunión mensual de hoy, la Junta Directiva de Metro aprobó  el Plan Estratégico de la Primera/Última Milla en las estaciones que servirán como programa piloto. Se aprobó, asimismo, una ...

La Junta Directiva de Metro aprueba mejoras para las vías al sur de Union Station

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 24, 2014 10:35 am
El proyecto extenderá las vías de tren al sur de Union Station. Foto: Google Maps. Como parte del calendario de consentimiento, la Junta Directiva de Metro aprobó hoy de manera unánime el asunto ...

Cambio en el flujo del tráfico entre el bulevar Martin Luther King Jr y la calle Stocker el 2 y 3 de mayo

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 23, 2014 1:09 pm
La compañía Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC), contratista del Proyecto de Transporte Crenshaw/LAX, pondrá en efecto un cambio en el flujo del tráfico en  el bulevar Crenshaw,  entre ...

Avance de algunos de los asuntos más interesantes que discutirá mañana la Junta de Metro

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 23, 2014 12:25 pm
La Junta Directiva de Metro se reunirá mañana jueves a las 9:30 a.m. en el edificio central de la agencia. Aquí, algunos asuntos interesantes que están en la agenda: •El asunto 17 es una ...

Cerrarán la I-405 entre Santa Monica Boulevard y la I-10 la noche del 23 de abril

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 23, 2014 11:21 am
Comunicado de Metro: El contratista del Proyecto de Mejoras del Paso Sepúlveda en la I-405 planea cerrar esa autopista, entre la I-10 y Santa Monica Boulevard, de la medianoche del 23 de abril a las ...

Celebrarán el Día Internacional del Jazz el 30 de abril en Union Station

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 23, 2014 10:53 am
El 30 de abril, Día Internacional del Jazz, un grupo de estudiantes y músicos profesionales se unirá para actuar en Union Station, en el centro de LA. Organizado por Jazz Education Network (JEN), ...

Union Station, una locación popular para filmar vídeos musicales

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on April 22, 2014 3:17 pm
Por Kim Upton Esta es la sexta nota de una serie sobre la historia de Union Station que el 3 de mayo celebra su 75 aniversario. Al igual que ocurre con las industrias del cine, de la televisión y ...
April 22, 2014
Nighttime Wilshire/Sepulveda Intersection Closures Planned April 22 through May 5

April 21, 2014
Metro and The Academy Release Home Movie of 1939 Union Station Opening

April 21, 2014
Metro Sponsors Live Chat at reddit.com to Discuss Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Construction, Upcoming Traffic Impacts

April 21, 2014
Northbound I-405 Closure in Sepulveda Pass Between Getty Center Drive and Greenleaf Planned Night of April 22

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


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