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Crenshaw Boulevard open for our shopping pleasure this Friday
Posted by Kim Upton on November 26, 2014 11:00 am
Crenshaw Boulevard will be open to the traveling public this Black Friday, Nov. 28.  Crews will take a break from the complex decking activities at Crenshaw/Exposition to ensure that shoppers have ...
Kinkisharyo agrees to continue work on new Metro light rail vehicles in Palmdale
Posted by Steve Hymon on November 25, 2014 12:58 pm
A light rail car being assembled in Palmdale in September at Kinkisharyo’s facility. Photo by Metro. Quick background: In 2012, Metro awarded a contract to Kinkisharyo for a base order of 78 ...
New presentation for East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor study
Posted by Steve Hymon on November 24, 2014 10:18 am
Metro recently held workshops to update the community on the status of the East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor study — the before-and-after renderings shown above were ...
A cut above: Tunneling cutterhead arrives in L.A.
Posted by Kim Upton on November 24, 2014 8:18 am
Click to view slideshow. Like the first flowers of spring – although substantially larger – the tunnel boring machine cutterhead arrival at the Metro yard this week is a harbinger of the future. ...
Crenshaw Boulevard closure to be extended two days
Posted by Kim Upton on November 21, 2014 4:45 pm
A street closure on Crenshaw Boulevard between Jefferson Boulevard and Coliseum Street – originally scheduled to reopen at 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24 — is being extended two days to 6 a.m. ...
SR-710 North project awareness campaign
Posted by Steve Hymon on November 21, 2014 9:15 am
  As you peruse the internet and local print publications in the coming weeks, you may notice an ad similar to the one posted above, as seen on latimes.com. It’s part of Metro’s ...
Metro launches project area discount program for local businesses along phase 1 of Purple Line Extension Project
Posted by Dave Sotero on November 21, 2014 8:00 am
Businesses on or around Wilshire Boulevard can take advantage of Metro’s Purple Line Extension Project Area Discount Program. Metro’s Purple Line Extension project team has launched a Project ...
Service Advisory: third of four planned Metro Blue Line weekend closures set for this Friday
Posted by Lily Allen on November 20, 2014 1:14 pm
The Metro Blue Line will experience a series of weekend closures affecting all stations south of Willow Street Station.  Subsequent closures are scheduled for Dec. 5th to 7th. A free bus shuttle ...
Metro podcast: Ethan Elkind’s “Railtown” about L.A.’s emerging transit scene
Posted by Steve Hymon on November 20, 2014 12:45 pm
I had the chance recently to speak with Ethan Elkind, whose new book “Railtown” does an excellent job of telling an important story: the history of rail transit in Los Angeles County ...
Metro highlights ongoing anti-suicide campaign during holiday season
Posted by Joseph Lemon on November 19, 2014 1:05 pm
Metro CEO Art Leahy speaks at the suicide prevention event this morning. (Photo: Luis Inzunza / Metro) A press conference was held this morning with officials from Metro, Metrolink and Didi Hirsch ...

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