August 29, 2016
“The Makers” Exhibition at L.A. Union Station Celebrates Artists Who Enhance the Transit Rider’s Experience on Metro

A new exhibition at Los Angeles Union Station called “The Makers: Portraits of Metro Artists Whose Work Enriches the Rider’s Journey” by L.A.-based Todd Gray opens on August 25 in the passageway connecting Union Station East and West. 

Keywords: Union Station, artists, transit, riders, Exhibition
August 26, 2016
Metro Names Leading Experts in Infrastructure Finance to Help Select P3 Projects to Move Los Angeles Forward Faster

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has named Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors, LLC, a recognized authority in the U.S. public-private partnership (P3) infrastructure market, to help Metro select the best delivery methods possible for advancing major transportation projects in L.A County.

Keywords: Infrastructure, finance, P3 projects
August 26, 2016
STATE’S ‘MOST HAZARDOUS’ RAIL INTERSECTION GETS MAJOR SAFETY IMPROVEMENT

A major safety improvement to a South Los Angeles County railroad crossing at the intersection of Rosecrans and Marquardt Avenues was announced today by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), U.S. Representative Linda Sanchez (D-Whittier), Caltrans, the California High Speed Rail Authority (HSR), BNSF Railway and the city of Santa Fe Springs. 

Keywords: TIGER, rail intersection, safety, improvements
August 19, 2016
Key Metro Projects Receive $109 Million in State Cap-and-Trade Funds

A new transit station that will help passengers quickly reach LAX terminals and a project to allow more frequent Red/Purple Line subway service were awarded a combined $109 million in state cap-and-trade funds, the California State Transportation Agency announced Tuesday.

Keywords: Crenshaw/LAX Line , Green Line, Airport Connector, cap-and-trade system
August 19, 2016
IT’S OFFICIAL: MEASURE M HEADS TO NOVEMBER BALLOT

More Mobility, Movement, Motion, Maintenance focus of Metro’s Sales Tax Ballot Measure

Keywords: Measure M, sales tax ballot measure
August 12, 2016
C/LAX Transit Project August 2016 Construction Summary

“Harriet” to show up soon at Martin Luther King Jr. Station

Keywords: CLAX Construction, Summary
August 11, 2016
Night work during traffic reconfiguration and full street closure for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

Metro construction activities for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project requires a traffic reconfiguration on Crenshaw Boulevard in Hyde Park and a eastbound traffic closure on Imperial Highway on Friday, August 12, and Tuesday, August 16.

Keywords: night work, reconfiguration, closure, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project
August 11, 2016
METRO LAUNCHES PROGRAM MAKING COLLEGE DISCOUNT PASSES EASIER TO BUY

A pilot program to streamline and reduce the cost and hassle of purchasing college student discount transit passes was launched Monday by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and California State University, Northridge (CSUN).

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August 04, 2016
The Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan Sales Tax Ballot Measure Could Boost Local Economy, New Analysis Says

The latest economic forecast by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) estimates that more than 465,000 jobs and $79.3 billion in economic output would result from infrastructure projects funded by the Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan sales tax ballot measure in its first 50 years.

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