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Schedule of public hearings for Gold Line Eastside Extension study
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 23, 2014 4:17 pm
Here’s the news release from Metro: A series of public hearings conducted by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is set to receive community input to a Draft ...
A Better Blue Line: major construction right off the bat
Posted by Anna Chen on September 22, 2014 1:44 pm
Major construction work on the Blue Line in downtown Long Beach began this past weekend. Here are a few photos of the tracks on 1st Street being removed. Work on the tracks and the four closed ...
Full closure of parts of Crenshaw Boulevard this weekend for Crenshaw/LAX Line construction
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 19, 2014 4:24 pm
Three releases from Metro: Crenshaw Boulevard to Close Two Weekends to Complete Walls for Underground Crenshaw/Expo Station Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors will close Crenshaw Boulevard ...
A Better Blue Line: 30-day closure of four DTLB Blue Line Stations start tomorrow
Posted by Anna Chen on September 19, 2014 10:21 am
Blue Line shuttle buses headsigns. This is it, folks: the 30-day closure of four downtown Long Beach Blue Line stations starts Saturday, September 20. During the closure, bus shuttles will replace ...
Here’s the map and highlights for new 788 Valley-Westside Express Bus
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 19, 2014 7:56 am
  As was reported yesterday on Board Member Zev Yaroslavsky’s website, the new 788 Valley-Westside Express Bus will begin service on Dec. 15. The bus will use the HOV lanes on the 405 ...
Staff report on short- and long-term improvements to Orange Line
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 17, 2014 4:03 pm
View this document on Scribd The Orange Line is Metro’s second-busiest bus line behind only the 720, the Rapid bus service along Wilshire Boulevard. With the Orange Line often crowded at peak ...
Metro seeks OK to move Union Station Master Plan from planning to implementation
Posted by Dave Sotero on September 17, 2014 1:17 pm
The Metro Board this month will consider recommendations for finalizing and implementing the ambitious Union Station Master Plan. That process begins Wednesday at the Board’s Planning ...
Open during construction: California Ticket Masters
Posted by Anna Chen on September 17, 2014 1:01 pm
Construction continues along Crenshaw Boulevard for the Crenshaw/LAX Line, which means fencing and blocked lanes in order for work to proceed on the underground portion of the rail line. Though the ...
New station canopy being built at Wilshire/Western Purple Line Station
Posted by Dave Sotero on September 16, 2014 3:47 pm
Subway riders will no doubt notice a brand new subway portal canopy now being built over the Purple Line’s Wilshire/Western Station. The new canopy will feature new components from ...
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 ...

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