It's a personal triumph for Metro's Business Outreach Officer Sherman Gay, who strives for maximum small business participation in agency contracts.
Got your tickets to HARD Summer Music Festival yet? If not, you'd better get on it: single day tickets are still available, and Metro is making it easier than ever to attend. The festival will sprawl across the Los Angeles State Historic Park, just a five-minute walk from the Metro Gold Line Chinatown Station. In addition to being so close to a Metro Rail stop, Metro will run special extended rail service the nights of the festival, making sure everyone who attends can get a safe ride home.
Los Angeles County Supervisor and Metro Board Chair Michael D. Antonovich today joined Pasadena Councilman Chris Holden, Santa Monica City Council member Pam O'Connor, Pasadena and Hollywood business leaders and workers, and Metro CEO Art Leahy in promoting expanded late-night Metro Rail service on all Metro Rail lines and the Metro Orange Line starting tonight.
With the debut of the Metro ExpressLanes along the I-110 Harbor Freeway poised to open this Fall and Metro ExpressLanes along the San Bernardino Freeway opening in early 2013, Metro and Caltrans officials today announced the opening of the Metro ExpressLanes Customer Walk-in Center in Gardena where the public can open a FasTrak® account and receive a FasTrak® transponder to enable them to enter the Metro ExpressLanes.
LOS ANGELES (July 19, 2012): The second 10-mile closure of both directions of the I-405 over the Sepulveda Pass, popularly known as "Carmageddon," has now been scheduled for Sept. 29-30, 2012 when contractors will demolish the remaining side of the Mulholland Bridge. Motorists throughout the State of California are advised to "Plan Ahead, Avoid the Area, or Eat, Shop and Play Locally" to avoid generating extreme auto congestion in the project area and throughout the greater Los Angeles region.
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A just released study says that zero-emission trucks, such as hybrid-electric trucks receiving power along major roadways (similar to light-rail trains and buses in some cities), could be in demonstration in the next few years and eventually be part of a zero-emission corridor along the busy I-710 Freeway leaving the Ports of Los Angeles.
Grand Park, conveniently served by the Civic Center Red and Purple Line Station, will celebrate the opening of its first two blocks in the heart of downtown Los Angeles with dancing, performances and other family friendly activities July 28 and July 29. Go Metro to the two-day event and be enetered to win a Grand Avenue Prize Package complete with gift cards, hotel stay, VIP passes and theater tickets!
All Metro operated buses and Metro Rail trains will operate on a Sunday schedule on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
L.A. County Supervisor and new Metro Board Chair Michael Antonovich was joined today by County and Metro officials and foster youths in announcing an innovative new transit pass program -- the first of its kind in the country -- to benefit young people emerging from the Los Angeles County Foster Care system.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has just granted the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) a Record of Decision (ROD) for the $1.37 billion Regional Connector Transit Corridor, officially certifying that the project has now satisfied all federal environmental guidelines.
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