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Metro Board: Fare Gates, TAP But Regional Connector Postponed

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(We just found out from Metro, via email and The Source, that the Regional Connector discussion is being moved until next month so “local concerns” can be addressed in the financial district. – DN) It wouldn’t be the Metro Board of Directors without some drama.  Read the full agenda for tomorrow’s meeting of the Board […]

Little Tokyo Businesses Delay Metro Subway Construction Closures to 2016

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Details are still emerging, but this morning, Metro Board of Directors chair Mark Ridley-Thomas announced that Little Tokyo businesses served Metro with a Temporary Restraining Order against Regional Connector subway construction. The legal threat caused the Metro board to decide to delay track relocation construction that had been announced to begin tomorrow. If the terms […]

Metro Unveils Station Design for Regional Connector

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(Public meetings for the connector continue today at the Central Library, 630 W. Fifth St.; 1 to 3 p.m., Aug. 28, at the Colburn School, 200 S. Grand Ave.; and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Aug. 29, at the Japanese American National Museum, 369 E. First St. Project information is at metro.net/projects/connector.) At last night’s outreach meeting for […]

As Metro Tries to Grow Rail Service, Controversies Grow with Them

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Image: Metro via Blogdowntown Three potential Metro rail projects have been in the news recently, and two of them are being dogged by controversy as another continues to cruise during its early phases. The controversy that might be newest to long-time readers is the objections of Little Tokyo residents to  the proposed Regional Connector.  Residents […]