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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 ...
Suggest station locations for phase 1 of bikeshare program!
Posted by Rubina Ghazarian on August 18, 2014 11:55 am
Bikeshare Interactive Metro is leading a regional effort to develop a user-friendly bikeshare system to increase transportation choices for people traveling to and from transit stations and making ...
Next Purple Line Extension community meeting set for September 18
Posted by Dave Sotero on August 14, 2014 3:07 pm
Metro will be holding its next community meeting for the Purple Line Extension Project on September 18, 2014 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Metro’s Construction Relations team will ...
One Day in LA video looks into the future of Union Station
Posted by Anna Chen on August 14, 2014 12:41 pm
A nice, short video on beautiful Union Station by FORM follows FUNCTION. The video interviews Metro Deputy Executive Officer Jenna Hornstock, who provides a brief overview of the Los ...
4-day closure of Huntington/2nd in Arcadia for Gold Line work begins Friday
Posted by Steve Hymon on August 6, 2014 3:00 pm
Here is the news release from the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the agency building the 11.5-mile addition to the Gold Line between eastern Pasadena and the Azusa/Glendora ...
Preview of August Metro Service Council meetings and public hearings
Posted by David Hershenson on August 4, 2014 10:45 am
As the title of this story indicates, public hearings will be conducted this month in addition to the regular monthly Service Council meetings. The San Fernando Valley and Westside/Central Service ...
Congress relents and funds Highway Trust Fund through next May
Posted by Steve Hymon on August 1, 2014 10:56 am
Here’s the update from Metro’s government relations staff: Highway Trust Fund and Transportation Program Extension Bill is Sent to the President’s Desk Last night, before the U.S. ...
Wires up on the Expo Line Phase 2!
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 31, 2014 3:59 pm
Photo courtesy Ron Miller Nice view of the new overhead wires that will deliver power to trains along Expo Line Phase 2. The photo was taken on the stretch of track between the 10 freeway and ...
Transit agency funding threatened as Congress continues to bicker over Highway Trust Fund
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 31, 2014 1:23 pm
Below is the latest from Metro’s government relations staff on the ongoing tussle between the House of Representatives and the Senate on keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund funded for the ...
Century Crunch final update: Aviation/Century intersection on track to open 2 a.m. Monday
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 27, 2014 11:03 pm
The intersection reopened at 1:30 a.m., four-and-a-half hours ahead of schedule. Work on the demolition of the old railroad bridge and the bridge abutments remains ahead of schedule. ...

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