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One year after groundbreaking, Crenshaw/LAX Line project moving forward on many fronts
Posted by Jose Ubaldo on January 30, 2015 11:24 am
The groundbreaking for the Crenshaw/LAX Line was one year ago this week. That makes this a good time to look back at the progress on the 8.5-mile, $2.058-billion light rail line that will run ...
Actions taken today by the Metro Board of Directors
Posted by Steve Hymon on January 29, 2015 2:46 pm
The Metro Board of Directors held their January meeting this morning. It wasn’t a very busy agenda but some of the actions taken included: •Item 72. The Board approved a 12-month pilot ...
Upcoming CCA summit: future of DTLA growth and transit
Posted by Steve Hymon on January 29, 2015 9:33 am
The Central City Association — which represents downtown Los Angeles businesses — is holding a half-day summit on Feb. 19 about growth in DTLA and the future of transit. The flier is ...
Torrance Transit celebrates 75th anniversary by implementing TAP across entire system
Posted by Steve Hymon on January 28, 2015 11:40 am
As of today, TAP is now available across the entire Torrance Transit system, which happens to 75 years young this year. Riders can enjoy this convenient option to pay their fare as well as other TAP ...
Gold Line Foothill Extension poll results: why will you ride, where will you ride?
Posted by Steve Hymon on January 27, 2015 3:41 pm
  The folks at the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority have been asking future riders a couple of key questions: why will they ride the new train when it opens next year ...
The downward spiral of the federal Highway Trust Fund
Posted by Steve Hymon on January 26, 2015 5:00 pm
As regular Source readers know, the ungainly phrase “federal Highway Trust Fund” (or HTF) burps forth often on this blog. Why? Short answer: It’s a big federal pot of money that ...
Transit officials and planners from Dallas visit Metro to learn more about bus rapid transit
Posted by Steve Hymon on January 23, 2015 5:19 pm
Photo by Luis Inzunza/Metro. Metro welcomed a contingent of officials and planners on Friday from DART, i.e. Dallas Area Rapid Transit, and the Dallas metro area. The above photo was taken on the ...
Photos: new light rail vehicle leaving the High Desert
Posted by Steve Hymon on January 23, 2015 8:58 am
Photos by F. Andres Di Zitti/Metro You may have seen our post Wednesday about the second new light rail vehicle manufactured by Kinkisharyo being delivered to Metro’s Division 22 in ...
Traffic alert: Crenshaw Boulevard closure between MLK and Stocker next two weekends
Posted by Steve Hymon on January 22, 2015 4:35 pm
Below is the work notice from Metro. The first closure begins Friday night at 9 p.m. and runs until 6 a.m. Monday — then the same times the following weekend. The closure is to accommodate ...
Recap of Metro’s first Purple Line Extension community meeting of 2015
Posted by Dave Sotero on January 22, 2015 4:18 pm
View this document on Scribd Metro held its first community meeting of 2015 for the Metro Purple Line Extension Project last week. The presentation, shown above, gave the public an overview on ...

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