October 21, 2016
Harriet, the tunnel boring machine, arrives at Leimert Park Station to complete first of two tunnels for Crenshaw/LAX Light Rail Project

After six months of digging, Harriet, the tunnel boring machine (TBM), arrived today at the Leimert Park Station to complete the first of the twin tunnels that will connect the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project’s three underground stations, announced Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro).

Keywords: Harriet, TBM, Leimert Park Station, Tunnel, Crenshaw, LAX
October 20, 2016
New Measure R Project Opens - Metro, City of Westlake Village Open New Park & Ride Facility Near U.S. 101

A new $5.2-million park-and-ride facility near the Lindero Canyon Road Interchange in Westlake Village was opened today by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and the city of Westlake Village.

Keywords: MeasureR, Hwy101, Westlake Village,
October 19, 2016
Metro Celebrates Ceremonial Naming, Lowering of Tunnel Boring Machine for the Regional Connector Transit Project

Metro joined elected officials and community stakeholders today in Little Tokyo at the ceremonial naming and lowering of a segment of the tunnel boring machine (TBM) that will dig twin 1.1-mile underground rail tunnels under downtown Los Angeles. Excavation work will begin in January.

Keywords: regional connector
October 11, 2016
Go Metro to Taste of Soul 2016 to Enjoy Delicious Food, Live Music and Local Crafts

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is encouraging the public to Go Metro to the 11th annual Taste of Soul on Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The festival will take place on Crenshaw Boulevard between Rodeo Road and Stocker Street, in the heart of the historic Crenshaw District. To avoid the hassle of driving and parking, festival-goers can take Metro Expo Line to the Expo/Crenshaw Station, which is a short walk from the festival.

Keywords: Taste of Soul, live music, delicious food, local crafts
October 10, 2016
Regional Connector Transit Project Decking Installation Work to Start this Weekend along Flower Street in Downtown Los Angeles

Regional Connector Constructors (RCC) work crews under contract to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will begin a series of full weekend closures along Flower Street in downtown Los Angeles between 3rd and 5th Streets in order to perform cut and cover/decking activities for the Regional Connector Transit Project.

Keywords: regional connector
September 29, 2016
Metro to Host Two Telephone Hall Meetings on October 12 and 19 to Answer Questions about Measure M

Metro will host two Interactive Telephone Town Hall meetings on October 12 and 19 to provide information and answer questions about Measure M, the agency’s expenditure plan that would fund a wide variety of transit and highway projects; local street improvements; programs for seniors, students and people with disabilities; and more over the next four decades. The Measure will go before voters on November 8.

Keywords: Telephone Town Hall
September 29, 2016
Southland’s Top Traffic Reporters Honored at Annual Golden Pylon Awards

The coveted Golden Pylon Awards were handed out to the Southland’s top traffic reporters on Sept. 28. The awards honor the reporters who keep the region's traffic moving by promoting rideshare options such as carpools, vanpools, bicycling, walking and public transportation.

Keywords: rideshare week
September 26, 2016
Metro Celebrates the 1,500th Student to Receive Universal Transit Pass at Cal State Northridge

Metro Board Chair John Fasana and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti were joined today by other local dignitaries and students from Cal State Northridge (CSUN) in celebrating the 1,500th CSUN college student to receive a Metro U-Pass as part of the agency’s two-year pilot program to make it easier and cheaper for college students to buy transit passes

Keywords: student pass, u-pass
September 26, 2016
Metro Board Approves $4.14 Million in New Round of Open Streets Events in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors has approved $4.14 million for a new round of Open Streets events that temporarily close streets to automobile traffic and create one-day opportunities for people to walk, bike, roll and take transit, possibly for the first time.

Keywords: Board of Directors, approved, $4.14 million, Open Streets events
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