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Metro responds to op-ed in L.A. Times on 405 freeway detour and construction signage
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 31, 2014 5:08 pm
The following statement is from Metro in response to an op-ed that ran earlier this week in the Los Angeles Times saying there is a need for more detour signs for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass ...
Metro and Caltrans hold public hearings on High Desert Corridor draft EIR/EIS
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 31, 2014 3:29 pm
Here is the news release from Metro: To continue informing the public about one of the most comprehensive transportation plans ever proposed for north Los Angeles County and San Bernardino County, ...
City of Santa Clarita holds ribbon cutting for McBean Bridge Widening and Bike Path Project
Posted by Anna Chen on October 30, 2014 1:51 pm
The city of Santa Clarita held a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning to celebrate the completion of the McBean Bridge Widening and Bike Path Project. The project was funded with $3.775 million ...
Historic Lankershim Depot gets extreme makeover
Posted by Dave Sotero on October 30, 2014 11:30 am
Metro today announced that it has completed a $3.6-million restoration of the historic Lankershim Depot near the Metro Orange and Red Lines in North Hollywood. The train depot, originally ...
Public meetings in November for East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor project
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 29, 2014 11:17 am
This is a project that I know many people have been following. The aim of the project — which has some Measure R funding — is to improve transit on Van Nuys Boulevard and San Fernando ...
Expo Line Construction Notice: Full closures of Barrington Avenue between Olympic and Tennessee
Posted by Anna Chen on October 29, 2014 9:47 am
Two full weekend closures will be required in order to complete track work and roadway improvements on Barrington Avenue for the Expo Line project. Here’s the construction notice from the Expo ...
The Source turns five years old: how are we doing?
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 28, 2014 5:49 pm
I glanced at the calendar this morning and realized five years had suddenly rumbled by. It was on Oct. 20, 2009, that The Source debuted on Metro’s website. At the time, I wrote this: Local ...
New study ranks L.A. metro area 3rd in U.S. in connecting people to jobs via transit
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 27, 2014 9:45 am
The darker the shade of orange and red, the more jobs that can be reached within 30 minutes using transit. Click above to see larger. Source: University of Minnesota Center for Transportation ...
All 14 street crossings now complete for Gold Line Foothill Extension!
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 25, 2014 8:35 am
The Foothill Extension crossing of Mountain Avenue near the Monrovia and Duarte border. Photo: Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority. Here’s the news release with the good ...
Other actions taken Thursday by the Metro Board of Directors
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 24, 2014 9:14 am
It was a mostly quiet agenda, but these three items may be of interest: •Item 20. The Board approved a motion by Board Member Mark Ridley-Thomas to provide $2.8 million in funding to continue ...

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