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Final ‘e-clip’ marks completion of track work for Gold Line Foothill Extension!
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 19, 2014 9:11 am
A big milestone for the Gold Line Foothill Extension project on Saturday: the final piece of track was installed on the 11.5-mile line that will extend the Gold Line from its terminus in ...
Metro unveils new Kinkisharyo pilot rail car
Posted by Joseph Lemon on October 17, 2014 4:18 pm
Click to view slideshow. Metro unveiled the first of 78 Kinkisharyo P3010 rail cars this morning. The first pilot car will be used for testing to ensure it is fully compatible with Metro’s ...
Metro to launch Eat Shop Play Crenshaw campaign at Taste of Soul
Posted by Anna Chen on October 17, 2014 3:16 pm
Metro will launch the Eat Shop Play Crenshaw campaign at tomorrow’s Taste of Soul, a free, family-friendly event on Crenshaw Boulevard between Stocker Street and Rodeo Road. Eat Shop Play ...
A Better Blue Line: last week of work during Long Beach Loop closure
Posted by Anna Chen on October 17, 2014 9:50 am
Work on the Metro Blue Line tracks along 1st Street in downtown Long Beach is starting to wrap up, and as you can see in the photos below just the finishing touches are left to be done on the ...
Graphic: what it took to build track for the Foothill Extension
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 16, 2014 2:30 pm
From our friends at the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the agency building the 11.5-mile line between eastern Pasadena and the Azusa/Glendora border: Click above to see larger ...
Video: installing the tracks for the Gold Line Foothill Extension!
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 14, 2014 3:53 pm
Nice video above showing the work needed to install the tracks for the Gold Line Foothill Extension, which will take the Gold Line from eastern Pasadena for 11.5 miles to the Azusa/Glendora border. ...
A Better Blue Line: we’re in the home stretch, folks
Posted by Anna Chen on October 10, 2014 12:56 pm
Work on the four downtown Long Beach Blue Line stations and the tracks along 1st Street is nearing completion. Below are some photos from the work done during week 3 of the closure. The Long Beach ...
Sneak peek into fabrication process for artwork at future Palms Station
Posted by Amalia M. Merino on October 8, 2014 2:59 pm
Artist Shizu Saldamando in her studio, with one of her original artworks in the background. This is the second in a series of Source posts providing a behind-the-scenes look at the artwork  ...
Metro begins excavation of three underground stations for Crenshaw/LAX Line
Posted by Jose Ubaldo on October 7, 2014 6:13 pm
Drilling near the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard & Exposition Boulevard. Photo by Metro. The 8.5-mile Crenshaw/LAX light rail project currently under construction will have three underground ...
Video: George Takei serving as M.C. at Regional Connector groundbreaking
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 6, 2014 3:31 pm
We didn’t get a chance to post video last week of George Takei serving as Master of Ceremonies at the groundbreaking for the Regional Connector. Enjoy the video that Anna edited together ...

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