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Reconstructed Alondra Boulevard Bridge now open
Posted by Anna Chen on August 29, 2014 4:23 pm
 Photos: Mark Arroyo/Metro Earlier today, Caltrans, Metro and the Federal Highway Administration opened the newly reconstructed Alondra Boulevard Bridge. It is the largest of three bridges ...
End of an era: Metro to retire its last high-floor buses on August 30
Posted by Dave Sotero on August 26, 2014 11:41 am
This type of high-floor bus, used by the transit industry for more than 100 years, required bus patrons to negotiate steps before boarding. Today’s Metro buses feature low-floor designs for faster, ...
Pics of overhead wires being installed on Gold Line Foothill Extension!
Posted by Steve Hymon on August 22, 2014 3:08 pm
The folks at the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority sent over the above pics of the overhead catenary wires being installed along the project’s tracks. The wires, as you ...
Draft environmental document released for Eastside Gold Line phase 2 project
Posted by Steve Hymon on August 22, 2014 9:17 am
Metro released the draft environmental study today for a project that could potentially extend the Gold Line from East Los Angeles to South El Monte or Whittier. In addition, the study also looks ...
Construction: Mountain Avenue & Duarte Road intersection closed this weekend
Posted by Steve Hymon on August 21, 2014 1:52 pm
Below is the work notice from the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the agency building the 11.5-mile project that will extend the Gold Line from eastern Pasadena to the ...
A better Blue Line: 30-day closure of four Blue Line stations in Long Beach to begin Sept. 20
Posted by Anna Chen on August 20, 2014 3:00 pm
The track switch near Downtown Long Beach Station will be moved and renewed so trains can run more reliable service. Photo: Anna Chen/Metro Heads up, Blue Line commuters: Metro will start work on ...
City of Beverly Hills approves MOA with Metro for Purple Line Extension utility work permits
Posted by Dave Sotero on August 20, 2014 2:59 pm
The Beverly Hills City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved a Memorandum of Agreement and authorized its staff to issue permits to Metro to relocate utilities for the Purple Line ...
VIDEO: U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez tours Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Construction Site
Posted by Jose Ubaldo on August 20, 2014 11:22 am
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez toured the construction site of the Crenshaw/LAX Line on Monday, as the above video shows. Perez was welcomed by Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors (WSCC) workers ...
Metro will send a speaker to your class or organization this fall
Posted by Kim Upton on August 19, 2014 11:47 am
Members of the Metro Speakers Bureau are available this fall to talk to your group or classroom. Whether it’s about bike paths or rail lines, clean air or jobs at Metro, the Metro ...
Four-week street closure along 2nd Street between Spring and Broadway beginning August 23
Posted by Anna Chen on August 18, 2014 2:17 pm
More Regional Connector utility relocation work will start this Saturday, August 23. The work will require 2nd Street between Spring and Broadway to be fully closed for four weeks. Here’s the ...

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