Posts Tagged ‘Metro’

Los Angeles’ revived bid for the 2024 Olympic Games may be enough to bring some major benefits to transit riders in Southern California. Metro is using the bid to seek federal funding to dramatically accelerate the construction schedule for two of its major rail projects: In letters sent Tuesday and obtained by The Times, the […]

Sep 12th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

The LA Times today has a closer look at Metrolink ridership, which has stagnated in recent years and is still below its 2008 peak: They also note that downtown Los Angeles — the predominant destination for Metrolink commuters — is undergoing a residential renaissance but has faded as an employment center. “Ridership should be growing […]

Sep 8th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

In news that comes as no surprise to transit advocates, a USC study released this week shows that people who live near the Expo Line are driving less. Angelenos who live near an Exposition Light Rail station dramatically reduced the number of miles they drove and tripled their rail ridership after the opening of the […]

Dec 17th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

New recommendations are out for Metro’s board to consider for the Los Angeles Union Station master plan, which includes the long-awaited run-through tracks that will help improve passenger rail service in Southern California. It includes a new east-west passenger concourse that would eventually help serve high speed rail, and would relocate the Patsaouras Transit Plaza […]

Oct 24th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized