Los Angeles – While getting Los Angeles residents out of their cars has proven a tough task, the expansion of the city’s rail transit service in the past two decades shows more Angelenos embracing public transportation. [Read more…] about Popularity of LA’s Light-Rail System Growing
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
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