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All 14 street crossings now complete for Gold Line Foothill Extension!
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 25, 2014 8:35 am
The Foothill Extension crossing of Mountain Avenue near the Monrovia and Duarte border. Photo: Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority. Here’s the news release with the good ...
Other actions taken Thursday by the Metro Board of Directors
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 24, 2014 9:14 am
It was a mostly quiet agenda, but these three items may be of interest: •Item 20. The Board approved a motion by Board Member Mark Ridley-Thomas to provide $2.8 million in funding to continue ...
Metro Board approves Union Station Master Plan, allowing near-term projects to go forward
Posted by Dave Sotero on October 23, 2014 12:40 pm
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors today approved actions to officially move the Union Station Master Plan, an ambitious long-range roadmap for ...
Metro Board awards contract for Business Solution Center for Crenshaw/LAX Line
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 23, 2014 11:40 am
Here is the Metro staff report and below is the news release from Metro: In another unprecedented step today the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors ...
Metro Board of Directors meets Thursday — here’s the agenda
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 22, 2014 5:06 pm
View this document on Scribd UPDATE: Good morning! The meeting began at 9:15 a.m. and the Metro Board just voted to approve the items on the consent calendar. The Metro Board of Directors gathers ...
Alameda Corridor-East holds groundbreaking for Puente Avenue roadway underpass
Posted by Anna Chen on October 22, 2014 1:48 pm
Photos: Joe Lemon/Metro The Alameda Corridor-East (ACE) Construction Authority broke ground today on a four-lane roadway underpass of Puente Avenue that will be built beneath a Union Pacific ...
Final ‘e-clip’ marks completion of track work for Gold Line Foothill Extension!
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 19, 2014 9:11 am
A big milestone for the Gold Line Foothill Extension project on Saturday: the final piece of track was installed on the 11.5-mile line that will extend the Gold Line from its terminus in ...
Metro unveils new Kinkisharyo pilot rail car
Posted by Joseph Lemon on October 17, 2014 4:18 pm
Click to view slideshow. Metro unveiled the first of 78 Kinkisharyo P3010 rail cars this morning. The first pilot car will be used for testing to ensure it is fully compatible with Metro’s ...
Metro to launch Eat Shop Play Crenshaw campaign at Taste of Soul
Posted by Anna Chen on October 17, 2014 3:16 pm
Metro will launch the Eat Shop Play Crenshaw campaign at tomorrow’s Taste of Soul, a free, family-friendly event on Crenshaw Boulevard between Stocker Street and Rodeo Road. Eat Shop Play ...
A Better Blue Line: last week of work during Long Beach Loop closure
Posted by Anna Chen on October 17, 2014 9:50 am
Work on the Metro Blue Line tracks along 1st Street in downtown Long Beach is starting to wrap up, and as you can see in the photos below just the finishing touches are left to be done on the ...

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