In the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, the California Department of Transportation purchased hundreds of homes in Pasadena, South Pasadena, and El Sereno to make way for the extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway from Alhambra to the Foothill (210) Freeway. [Read more…] about Caltrans Under Pressure to Sell Homes Along 710 Corridor
According to a memo from the Transit coalition, phase one of the planned extension to the Purple line may have an interim terminus station [Read more…] about Metro Purple Line to open first stop on Wilshire and La Cienega
California Gov. Jerry Brown contends that a proposed high-speed rail project won’t come with the reported $100 billion price tag that has garnered the effort criticism. [Read more…] about Gov. Brown Revamping Bullet Train Project to Cut Costs
Cyclists visiting L.A. Live campus near Staples Center will soon have additional bicycle parking. [Read more…] about More Bike Parking on Track for LA Live
A federal program coming soon to Los Angeles International Airport will make getting through the flight check-in process quicker. [Read more…] about Federal Program for Speedier Check-In Coming to LAX
The public is invited two a couple of upcoming meetings on the planned Expo Line, a light rail train that will give commuters an alternative for traveling between Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica. [Read more…] about Public Meetings Planned on $2 Billion Expo Line
Last week, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation completed the painting of lanes on 7th west of Figueroa, according to blogdowntown.com. [Read more…] about Downtown LA Bike Lanes Make Their Debut
An effort a couple of Santa Monica High School students started to get their peers biking to campus is still rolling along four years later.
When “Bike It” launched in the fall of 2007, more than 80 students participated, according to LA.Streetsblog.org. That number doubled in 2008 and has continued to grow over the years, with walking and taking the bus later added. [Read more…] about Bike It Program Still Rolling
The agency is focusing its efforts on a four-square-mile area bounded by La Cienega Boulevard to the east, Manchester Avenue to the north, Imperial Highway to the south, and the LAX airport terminals to the west. Early alternatives being looked at include Light Rail Transit, Automated People Mover, and Bus Rapid Transit, according to Metro. The aim is to reduce traffic congestion and increase the number of options for public transportation to the airport. [Read more…] about Metro Seeking Public Input on Proposed Rail to LAX
Metrolink is launching a pilot program to introduce the first two “bicycle cars,” passenger railcars with space for 18 bicycles, instead of the standard two slots most trains have now, according to a news release.
Crews plan to remove 29 passenger seats on the bottom level of one its railcars to make way for the bikes. Metrolink worked with bicycle advocates on the design, which the Federal Railroad Administration approved. [Read more…] about Metrolink to Roll Out Bike Pilot Program