Every now and then, one of our interviews turns up some breaking news. The six stations that will be part of the next Foothill Gold Line Extension will have 100 more spaces of parking for bicycles than the six stations opened last year. Much of that increased parking will be in the form of “bike […]
In advance of meetings on possible extensions of the Metro Gold Line, the Gold Line Construction Authority has released two documents pointing towards a future extension to the Ontario Airport. An environmental study narrows the list of possible extensions to the airport to two, while a new survey shows overwhelming support by locals and transit […]
Welcome to the first #DamienTalks of 2016, a public affairs podcast focused on interviewing the people that create and advocate for sustainable transportation in the San Gabriel Valley. For those of you just joining us, #DamienTalks has been broadcast on Streetsblog California for over a year, but we’ve received advertising support to do a bi-weekly […]
Learn about Metro’s money, High Speed Rail, a tour of the Gold Line’s huge new Monrovia maintenance yards, and much more! Monday – The California High Speed Rail Authority hosts an open house regarding the planned segment connecting Palmdale to Burbank. There’s a series of open houses [PDF] which started yesterday and continue through June […]
Last Saturday, Foothill communities celebrated a Track Completion Ceremony for the initial phase of the Foothill Gold Line extension. Local leaders installed the final “e-clip” which attached the rail tracks to the rail ties. Streetsblog didn’t actually make it out to Azusa for the event; find coverage at ABC, CBS, The Source, and Railway Age. The […]
The Metro Gold Line is being extended 12.3 miles to Montclair. Early utility relocation work will be getting underway this year, with the line expected to open in 2025-26.