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Metro in Transition

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Photo: Answers.com It began a few months ago when rumors reached my ears that the word circulating among Metro employees at the bus yards was that the Sectors were about to be dissolved. I took it all with a grain of salt initially. Like any large organization Metro is often rife with rumors that turn […]

LADOT Questions Metro’s Bus Cuts

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Last month, the Metro Board passed a resolution requiring staff to prepare a memo outlining total service cuts from 2007 and expected cuts for 2008 and 2009. Board Members wanted to put the proposed bus service changes for this June into a larger context to better understand the impact on local economies and Metro’s ridership. […]

More Service Cuts Coming Before the End of the Year

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If I lived on Beverly, cancelling the 714 would make me bitter. Photo: biofriendly/flickr Amidst the discussion of Metro’s impending fare increase previous Streetsblog posting have noted even with additional funds from the state along with the addition fare revenues Metro still has a deficit and plans to close it (in part) with service reductions. […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

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There’s a full week of advocacy opportunities ahead, but I’m probably most excited about the Wolfpack Hustle Marathon Crash. If I were going I would be even more excited, but it starts like 5 hours after I’m asleep. Tuesday – Come help the pedestrian superheroes of Los Angeles Walks protect pedestrians at busy intersections. The meet is […]