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Highlight reel from Metro Board meeting
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 30, 2015 2:36 pm
Some actions of note at today’s Metro Board meeting: •Item 77. The Board approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to use funds that Metro provides to Metrolink for a 25 percent ...
Why electric buses matter
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 30, 2015 2:29 pm
  Metro showed off one of its five new electric buses at a press event today with Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and Wang Chuanfu, the chairman of BYD, the firm building the buses for ...
Metro Board of Directors meeting is underway
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 29, 2015 3:11 pm
View this document on Scribd Here’s the agenda for the meeting Thursday of the Metro Board of Directors. The meeting opens at 9 a.m. at Metro headquarters adjacent to Union Station. As always, ...
Graphic: Highway Trust Fund falling off cliff
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 28, 2015 3:04 pm
The graphic above burped forth from the Congressional Budget Office. Why you should care: a lot of transit agencies, including Metro, depend on the federal Highway Trust Fund for millions of dollars ...
Podcast: Metro’s $5.5 billion budget
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 28, 2015 2:35 pm
Our latest podcast features yours truly interviewing Drew Phillips, a budget officer with Metro. We try to explain where Metro gets its money and how the money is spent and look at some of the ...
Video: Garcetti talks about potential Metro ballot measure
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 22, 2015 1:51 pm
The video covers the last five minutes of Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Member Eric Garcetti’s remarks this morning to the MoveLA conference at Union Station. MoveLA is pushing for a ...
Should the Orange Line be a rail line?
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 21, 2015 11:59 am
View this document on Scribd One of the more interesting staff reports sent to the Metro Board of Directors this month involves the potential of speeding up and improving the Orange Line, the Metro ...
Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority to host six community open houses starting April 16
Posted by Anna Chen on April 15, 2015 7:55 am
The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority will host six community open houses to discuss the Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Azusa to Montclair. This section of the project is in ...
Metro Headquarters to host Eat Shop Play Crenshaw vendors April 15
Posted by Anna Chen on April 14, 2015 2:11 pm
Eat, Shop, Play Crenshaw promotes businesses impacted by construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. Three businesses will be on display to sell merchandise in the Gateway lobby on ...
Winners of first Eat, Shop, Play Crenshaw quarterly drawing announced, here’s how to enter the next drawing
Posted by Jose Ubaldo on April 14, 2015 8:03 am
Erin Kuechenmeister (center), the first winner of the Eat Shop Play Crenshaw campaign, with  Metro Business Liaison JC Lacey (left) and owner of Southern Girl Desserts Shoneji Robison (right). The ...


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