Metro celebrated the retirement of Harriet the Tunnel Boring Machine, which built two mile-long tunnels below Crenshaw Boulevard. Metro's Crenshaw/LAX light rail line is expected to open in Fall 2019.
Late last year, Metro finished pedestrian and other safety upgrades to eight intersections along the Blue Line. The pedestrian improvements finally taking shape at the remaining 19 intersections - 12 of which are in South L.A. - have been in the works for some time and continue to prove challenging.
As anyone who reads Streetsblog or The Source or who follows the pace of rail expansion in Los Angeles knows, today is the “retirement party” for Harriet, the tunnel boring machine that has been drilling about a mile of tunnel for the Crenshaw Line. Today, #DamienTalks with Anthony Crump, the Constructions Relations Manager for the Crenshaw […]
Broad Street sees more biking and walking collisions than any other street in the city.
A bill that would have ended consideration of a potential tunnel on the 710 freeway through Pasadena fell short of votes. Assembly Transportation Committee members hesitated to step into what they call a "local issue."
California high-speed rail proposes to use the existing rail alignment between L.A.'s Union Station and ARTIC in Anaheim. That will require some modifications, including a number of grade separations.