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High Desert Corridor draft environmental study is released
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 1, 2014 3:48 pm
Caltrans and Metro today released the long-awaited draft environmental study for the High Desert Corridor project, which contemplates a new 63-mile freeway between Palmdale in Los Angeles County ...
Crenshaw/LAX Line: Two week full street closure on Rodeo Road rescheduled for Oct. 24
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 1, 2014 1:06 pm
The news release from Metro: Metro’s contractor Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors (WSCC) has rescheduled the Rodeo Road two week closure to Friday, Oct. 24. The full street closure is needed to ...
Preview of October Metro Service Council meetings
Posted by David Hershenson on October 1, 2014 8:00 am
The San Fernando Valley Service Council leads off Halloween month (how did we get here so quickly?) with the first of our five monthly Service Council meetings beginning tonight. Fortunately, none of ...
Ground is broken for Regional Connector project to link Blue, Expo and Gold Lines
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 30, 2014 8:00 pm
The official groundbreaking for the $1.42-billion Regional Connector project is being held this morning in Little Tokyo. The 1.9-mile underground light rail line will link the ...
Zocalo Public Square tackles the can-we-fix-traffic question at last night’s event
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 30, 2014 2:34 pm
From left, UCLA’s Brian Taylor, FAST’s Hilary Norton, Metro CEO Art Leahy and KCRW’s Kajon Cermac. Photo by Steve ...
A Better Blue Line: more photos, work update
Posted by Anna Chen on September 26, 2014 1:14 pm
Work on the Blue Line in downtown Long Beach is progressing on schedule. Here are some more photos of what’s been taking place. For those taking transit to Long Beach Comic-Con or ...
Monday’s Zocalo forum will ask: Is traffic L.A.’s destiny? (We certainly hope not!)
Posted by Kim Upton on September 26, 2014 11:00 am
Metro photo What could speed up traffic? We all have opinions, of course. But at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Petersen Automotive Museum some pretty good minds will tackle the subject as part of a ...
Listen to Metro’s Social Media Week panel on how Metro uses social media to connect with riders
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 25, 2014 12:35 pm
https://lametthesource.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/social-media-event.mp3 First, a big thank you to our panelists and everyone who attended yesterday’s “Metro Moves Forward: ...
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 ...

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