Transit Update: New Sylmar DASH, Metro Bus Service Changes Coming in SeptemberBy Dana Gabbard | | No Comments
LADOT launched new Sylmar DASH service in July. Metro is implementing NextGen bus service changes next month - outside the usual December/June service shake-ups
Metro NextGen Bus Reorganization: Changes and ChallengesBy Dana Gabbard | | No Comments
Riders have expressed concerns - but NextGen bus service changes are proceeding and could help reverse declining transit ridership trends
A Modest Proposal for a Better NextGen Route 51 DTLA DASH ConnectionBy Dana Gabbard | | No Comments
When Metro 51 service is shortened under NextGen, DASH Route A should be extended, not DASH Route E
A Look at Phase One of Metro NextGen Bus Service ReorganizationBy Dana Gabbard | | No Comments
Last Sunday's NextGen service changes (phase 1 of 3) - and how Metro got to this point in the process
Some Recommended Transit-Oriented ReadingBy Dana Gabbard | | No Comments
What good books have you read lately?
Patsaouras Plaza Busway Station: How It Is Today and How It Got ThereBy Dana Gabbard | | No Comments
Over time, the "Ramirez Flyover" morphed into to the newly-opened busway station. Meanwhile complications and delays caused the long delayed project's budget to swell from $17M to $51M
Metro’s Union Station Patsaouras Plaza Busway Station is OpenBy Dana Gabbard | | No Comments
Metro's new busway station makes more convenient connections for bus riders transferring at Union Station.
Opinion: Metro NextGen Bus Overhaul Is a Stop-Gap with Many Trade-Offs and Adverse ImpactsBy Dana Gabbard | | No Comments
Dana Gabbard does a deep dive on the drawbacks and benefits of Metro's bus network restructuring plan, known as NextGen.
L.A. City Approves Downtown Streetcar Funding Plan, Pushes to Accelerate Metro FundsBy Dana Gabbard | | 4 Comments
The city council and mayor approved a plan to fund the $291M 3.8-mile DTLA streetcar. Metro funding would need to accelerated to make an optimistic 2021 opening.
If Last Week’s Hearing Was Any Indication, Enthusiasm Is Low for Downtown StreetcarBy Dana Gabbard | | 2 Comments
Last week, on the Facebook group for Southern Cal Transit Fans a link was posted to an article in the Downtown News on an upcoming public hearing for the downtown Los Angeles Streetcar proposal. Out of curiosity, to gauge the level of support for the project, I decided to attend. I have been tracking this […]
Walk or Bike For St. Vincent Meals on Wheels – This Sunday in Santa MonicaBy Dana Gabbard | | No Comments
This Sunday, St. Vincent Meals on Wheels is holding its 23rd annual Walk/Bike-A-Thon fundraiser along the beach bike path in Santa Monica
New Metro Contract Could Be First Step To Effective Responsible PolicingBy Dana Gabbard | | No Comments
Metro's new policing contract is hopefully a first step toward effective responsible policing. For the enormous amounts of money Metro spends on policing, passengers and taxpayers deserve better.