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710 debate, Uber losses, DTLA rail: HWR, Feb. 16

Posted by Steve Hymon on February 16, 2018 7:35 am
Good morning everyone! If you happen to be in Cocoon Coffee in Mason, Ohio, this morning swing by my table and say hello. Attentive Source readers know that I am dry- Sorry you got stuck in L.A. area ...

Photos: some of the folks that have kept Metro running for 25 years

Posted by Steve Hymon on February 15, 2018 3:57 pm
Metro held a media event today to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the agency, which was formed in 1993 when the  RTD and the LACTC merged. The Metro employees in the above photos are some of the ...

Significant work upcoming in 2019 on “The New Blue” project to modernize the Blue Line

Posted by Steve Hymon on February 15, 2018 11:27 am
A southbound Blue Line train in Long Beach. Photo: Steve Hymon/Metro. Work to modernize the Blue Line — Metro’s oldest and busiest light rail line — has been underway since 2014 as ...

New northern routes to be studied for Artesia to downtown L.A. light rail project

Posted by Steve Hymon on February 15, 2018 6:11 am
Here are the four routes for the northern part of the line that were studied as part of the public scoping process held in June 2017. And here are the additional route options that will be studied, ...

Staff recommends alternative 5C for 710 Corridor Project

Posted by Steve Hymon on February 14, 2018 10:40 am
View this document on Scribd pdf here Metro staff are recommending Alternative 5C for the I-710 Corridor Project, which would add an additional lane in each direction of the I-710 freeway between ...

Public-Private Partnerships – a tool for project acceleration

Posted by Office of Extraordinary Innovation on February 14, 2018 10:09 am
View this document on Scribd pdf of presentation is here P3s are not magic. They are not free money. But they can accelerate projects. Here’s how. Compared to many regions around the country, ...

10-day street closure on Wilshire at Western for Purple Line Extension work

Posted by Lucia Phan on February 13, 2018 4:43 pm
Metro is working to connect the Purple Line Extension to the existing Purple Line at Wilshire/Western Station. To expedite decking and to support construction activities in this very dense and ...

Go Metro to see some of the world’s best golfers at the Genesis Open

Posted by Steven Arellanes on February 13, 2018 1:49 pm
Photo courtesy of Genesis Open Grab your caddies and your tees – the Genesis Open returns to Los Angeles this week! Experience the tournament at one of the world’s most historic golf venues, ...

Hey let’s talk infrastructure!; HWR, Feb. 13

Posted by Steve Hymon on February 13, 2018 11:29 am
Things to read whilst transiting: Ever want to walk across Antarctica? Read this awesome New Yorker article first. Art of Transit:  Building a stronger America (Whitehouse.gov) First, the release ...

Could paying people not to drive help reduce congestion?

Posted by Marla Westervelt on February 13, 2018 9:55 am
Would some of these motorists be willing not to drive in exchange for an award? Transportation wonks typically agree that charging people for using the roads is the best way to reduce traffic. What ...
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Critican la restauración de camiones de carga equipados con motores viejos

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on February 19, 2018 1:01 pm
El NYT publicó una nota sobre el hecho de que los camiones viejos restaurados con nuevas carrocerías pero equipados con motores antiguos no tienen que cumplir con los mismos niveles de bajas ...

Actualización sobre el transporte automatizado a LAX

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on February 19, 2018 12:22 pm
LAX People Mover update Los Angeles World Airports está a punto de finalizar un trato  para construir un transporte automatizado mediante una asociación entre el sector público y el privado ...

Metro descubre una mejor opción para el tren ligero entre Arcadia y el centro de L.A.

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on February 19, 2018 12:10 pm
Las opciones que el personal de Metro propone incluyen dos nuevas en L.A. Scott Frazier ofrece una nueva alternativa para un proyecto de Metro que está en marcha. Se trata de un tren ligero para ...

Latinos en Metro: Gabriela Saravia es experta en la tarjeta TAP 

Posted by Marilu Meza on February 19, 2018 10:46 am
Fotos: Gabriela Saravia Con respecto a la tarjeta Tap, Gabriela Saravia se las sabe de todas, todas. Ella es el enlace con otras agencias de transporte que están bajo el programa TAP, entrena a ...

La Junta de Metro votará sobre el proyecto de la 710 el 1 de marzo

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on February 16, 2018 12:17 pm
  Un barco carguero en el Puerto de L.A. Foto: Joey Zanotti, via Flickr creative commons.  Primero hay que destacar que todavía no se ha decidido nada en el Proyecto del Corredor de la 710. ...

Suben 61% las ventas trimestrales de Uber, en medio de graves pérdidas

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on February 16, 2018 10:58 am
Extracto de una nota publicada en Bloomberg: “A pesar de un año turbulento para la compañía, las ventas fueron de $ 7.5 mil millones. Sin embargo, la compañía también registró una ...

Fotos: algunos de los empleados que han trabajado en Metro por 25 años

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on February 16, 2018 10:47 am
Metro llevó a cabo un evento de prensa para celebrar el 25 aniversario de la agencia, que se creó en 1993 cuando se unieron  RTD y  LACTC. Los empleados de Metro que aparecen en las fotos de ...

Antojitos por Metro: Moy’s Meat Market, comida casera a bajo precio  

Posted by Marilu Meza on February 16, 2018 10:29 am
Foto: Marilú Meza Eso de las cocinas económicas solo las había visto en México y en algunos supermercados grandes, pero ahora descubrí un rinconcito en Hawthorne, donde puedes comprar una cena ...

Ambicioso proyecto para modernizar la Blue Line en 2019

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on February 15, 2018 1:06 pm
Tren de la Blue Line en dirección sur, hacia Long Beach. Foto: Steve Hymon/Metro. Las obras para modernizar la Blue Line — la más antigua y congestionada de los trenes ligeros de Metro — han ...

Estudiarán nuevas rutas para el proyecto de tren ligero de Artesia al centro de L.A.

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on February 15, 2018 12:40 pm
Aquí están las cuatro rutas para el segmento norte de la línea que se estudiaron como parte del proceso de enlace con el público en junio de 2017. Y estas son las opciones de rutas ...
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