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It’s (Century) crunch time! Update #1

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 25, 2014 9:48 pm
Looking south earlier Friday evening toward the bridge over Century Boulevard. Some demolition work has already been done. Photos by Steve Hymon/Metro. It was pretty quiet near the intersection of ...

Full closure of the ‘Carmageddon’ Bridge tonight

Posted by Kim Upton on July 25, 2014 2:23 pm
The Mulholland Bridge over the I-405 – made infamous by Carmageddon I and II — will be fully closed tonight (7/25) so that the deck can be resealed to coat some non-structural cracks ...

Officials discuss motion seeking to improve Orange Line at media event in NoHo

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 25, 2014 1:49 pm
Three Metro Board Members and other elected officials, activists and business leaders held a media event on Friday morning at the NoHo Orange Line station to discuss the Board’s passage ...

Go Metro Weekends, July 25 – 27

Posted by Jon Ross Alexander on July 25, 2014 8:45 am
#TransitBros staring each other down! Jon Ross Alexander/Metro Friday The FIGat7th Concert Series rolls on with The Internet with BJ the Chicago Kid. This free concert and street festival takes place ...

Update: Red and Purple Lines resume normal service

Posted by Jon Ross Alexander on July 25, 2014 7:18 am
7:32 a.m. Red and Purple Lines resume normal service with some residual delays through 8:30 a.m. Metro thanks you for your patience and understanding. The Red and Purple Lines are experiencing major ...

Transportation headlines, Thursday, July 24

Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 4:29 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 ...

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 ...
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Cierre total del puente de “Carmageddon” esta noche

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 25, 2014 4:50 pm
El Puente Mulholland sobre la autopista I-405 – que dio lugar a los operativos conocidos como Carmageddon I y II — se cerrará totalmente esta noche (25 de julio) para que la plataforma pueda ...

Funcionarios discuten posibles mejoras a la Línea Naranja en una conferencia en NoHo

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 25, 2014 4:37 pm
Por Steve Hymon Tres miembros de la Junta de Metro y otros funcionarios electos, activistas y líderes de negocios sostuvieron hoy una conferencia de prensa en la estación NoHo de la Línea Naranja ...

Alternativas de transporte para llegar a LAX entre el 25 y el 28 de julio

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 25, 2014 12:58 pm
  Llegó la hora. La intersección de los bulevares Aviation y Century se cierra hoy a las 9 p.m. y permanecerá así hasta las 6 a.m. del lunes para demoler un viejo puente de trenes y ...

Domingueando: tu guía de fin de semana

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 25, 2014 12:19 pm
SÁBADO 8:00 p.m. Lucent Dossier Experience en el Club Nokia. Creado en 2004 en el corazón del arte y la escena músical subterránea de LA, Lucent Dossier es un espectáculo único que utiliza ...

Viaje en Metro el fin de semana

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on July 25, 2014 10:48 am
Autobuses en el condado de LA. Foto: Jon Ross Alexander. Viernes El evento musical The FIGat7th Concert Series se inicia en The Internet con BJ the Chicago Kid. El concierto es gratis y el festival ...

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 ...
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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