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Metro and Caltrans Quietly Canceled 110 Freeway Expansion Project

The 110 Freeway Adams Terminus Improvement Project would have extended a 2000+foot long ramp from below 28th Street to Figueroa Street near USC

February 23, 2024

Solis Motion Demands Community Benefits for Stadium Gondola to Proceed

A motion from Supervisor Solis would require the gondola project commit to many community benefits - from robust, affordable housing to truly committing to using no public funds

February 22, 2024

Metro Report: MacArthur Park Station Music is Almost Loud Enough to Harm Employee Hearing

Metro measured MacArthur Park anti-homeless music at 79 decibels - roughly as loud as standing close to passing trucks and motorcycles

February 14, 2024

Gold Line Construction to Pomona on Track to be Complete by Early January 2025

Work is being finished on the stations, power and control systems, crossings, and parking areas

February 6, 2024

Metro Releases New Lower 710 Freeway Proposal; Agency Still Plans to Widen 710, Doesn’t Rule Out Residential Demolitions

Metro's new 710 widening proposal is not as bad as the mega-widening that Metro was hell-bent on a couple years ago, but there's still a lot of harmful freeway/ramp/road expansion, and precious little transit, walk and bike improvements

February 2, 2024

At New Wilshire Subway Stations, Metro Ignoring L.A. City Street Standards

Metro rail construction appears to follow city street standards only when they mandate increasing car capacity, not when standards mandate safety and walkability

January 25, 2024

Los Angeles Loves “Open Streets” Events – So Why Would Metro Slash Funding?

If Metro wishes to make safe, fun, and ultimately transformative Open Streets events possible, the Board should commit to adequately funding this successful, beloved program

January 23, 2024

Hello ‘Southeast Gateway Line’ and Farewell ‘West Santa Ana Branch’

Metro's future 19-mile Southeast Gateway Line will serve southeast L.A. County cities of Artesia, Bell, Bellflower, Cerritos, Cudahy, Downey, Florence-Firestone, Huntington Park, L.A., Paramount, South Gate, and Vernon

January 22, 2024

This Week’s Metro Updates: Open Streets, MicroTransit, Bike-Share, and More

Open Streets grants, Metro Micro fares, Metro Bike Share, MacArthur Park interventions spreading, transit ridership up with crime down, and soon to be no longer West Santa Ana Branch

January 20, 2024

Eyes on the Street: Short Bike Path Under Construction, Part of LAX People Mover Project

The new path won't quite make the car-centric airport area bike-friendly, but it will connect cyclists to the future Metro Airport Connector station, serving the K Line and LAX people mover

January 6, 2024