(Stephen Box has been leading the charge for a better bike plan on Metro trains than the "two bikes per car " rule that was proposed earlier this month. In this post he updates us on his efforts to build consensus for a better plan. Over the weekend he got a bevy of support from […]
Gabriel Stratchota of Los Angeles, from the Bus Riders Union, is arrested by the Los Angeles County Sheriff when protesting the upcoming fare increases at the MTA Board Room in Downtown Los Angeles, Thursday, May 27, 2010. Photo: Photoimageswest/Flickr For months, the Bus Rider’s Union and their allies have held their powder when it comes […]
Yesterday, the Daily News reported on a series of public meetings (including ones tonight and tomorrow) designed to solicit feedback on what rapid transit option makes the most sense for the densest and most congested portion of Van Nuys Boulevard. $68.5 million has been set aside for this project from Measure R and Metro hopes […]
Metro's meeting with Gateway Cities engineers was like two sets of people speaking different languages at each other. Metro reps spoke about equity, buses, resilience, climate. TAC members spoke about driving, cars, roads, freeways.
One week ago, Metro CEO Art Leahy announced at the Transit Coalition monthly meeting that part of the money saved from cutting 305,000 hours of bus service would go towards reversing part of the 2010 fare increases by reducing the cost of a Metro Day Pass from $6 to $5. With a Day Pass, a […]
Photo of last week’s Meaure R rally via the Mayor’s website. Highways weren’t mentioned. This Thursday, the Metro Board of Directors will debate and vote-on whether or not to formally support Mayor Villaraigosa’s "30 in 10" program that would use federal loans to move the twelve largest transit projects contained in the 30 year Measure […]