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Gastropub proposed for Fred Harvey Room at Los Angeles Union Station!
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 15, 2014 9:18 am
Some exciting news to pass along this morning: The Metro Board of Directors this month will be considering a lease for a new gastropub to be located in the Fred Harvey Room at Los Angeles ...
Two full street closures this weekend on Crenshaw Boulevard for construction of Crenshaw/LAX Line
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 12, 2014 2:55 pm
Here’s the news release from Metro: Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors (WSCC) today postponed one of three street closures scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 12-13 on Crenshaw Boulevard for ...
Upcoming construction closure: 26th Street south of Olympic Boulevard in Santa Monica
Posted by Anna Chen on September 12, 2014 2:30 pm
Above is the good word from the Expo Line Construction Authority, the agency building the six-mile project that will extend tracks from Culver City to downtown Santa Monica with seven new ...
Metro CEO Art Leahy letter to stakeholders on SR 710 North study
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 12, 2014 11:08 am
The letter from Metro Art Leahy was sent to stakeholders on Friday morning: Dear Stakeholder, As we approach the fall season, I wanted to provide you with an update on the release of the draft ...
Metro awarded $22 million in two federal TIGER grants to improve station access
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 12, 2014 10:31 am
  Two projects to improve access to Metro Rail stations were awarded “TIGER grant” funding this week from the U.S. Department of Transportation: •The Eastside Access ...
City of Monrovia breaks ground on Gold Line Station Square Transit Village
Posted by Anna Chen on September 10, 2014 1:55 pm
The City of Monrovia and local elected officials broke ground this morning on the Station Square Transit Village. The project is located adjacent to the Historic Santa Fe Depot and the future ...
A Better Blue Line: 30-day closure of four DTLB Blue Line Stations start next week
Posted by Anna Chen on September 10, 2014 8:02 am
The 30-day closure of four downtown Long Beach Blue Line stations is set to start Saturday, September 20. During that time, bus shuttles will replace train service at Downtown Long Beach Station, ...
Upcoming construction closure: 20th Street at Expo Line intersection in Santa Monica
Posted by Anna Chen on September 5, 2014 2:30 pm
Here’s the construction notice from the Expo Line Construction Authority, the agency building the six-mile project that will extend tracks from Culver City to downtown Santa Monica with seven ...
Service Advisory: 30-day closure of four downtown Long Beach Blue Line stations start Sept. 20
Posted by Anna Chen on September 2, 2014 9:15 am
A reminder: Metro will start work on station and rail improvements on four Blue Line stations in Long Beach starting Saturday, September 20. The work will require a 30-day closure of Downtown Long ...
TAP cards can now be used on Pasadena ARTS buses!
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 2, 2014 8:00 am
Some good news: TAP cards can now be used on the Pasadena ARTS bus. This is the twelfth transit agency to join TAP with more on the way soon. A few details: The ARTS bus will continue to accept ...

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