Notice to proceed issued for section 2 of Purple Line Extension!
April 28, 2017 - 9:22am
Metro on Wednesday issued a “notice to proceed” to Tutor Perini/O & G to begin work building the second section of the Purple Line Extension between Wilshire/La Cienega Station and Century City. The section will also include a station in downtown Beverly Hills serving Rodeo Drive. Read full Source article here.
California knows how to party: MTV's VMAs to return in 2017
April 27, 2017 - 1:36pm
The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards will return to the best coast in August. The cable network announced Thursday that this year's ceremony will be held at the Forum in Inglewood on Aug. 27. Read the full LA Times article here.
Won't Be A Problem Once Stadium Is Built
April 21, 2017 - 9:30am
If freeway traffic gets bad enough, does it actually move backward?
We could find out this NFL season when, in the rarest of scheduling rarities, the Rams and Chargers will play simultaneous home games at the Coliseum and StubHub Center, respectively. To read the complete LATimes.com article click here.
Another set of fossils discovered at Metro subway excavation site
April 20, 2017 - 2:19pm
For the second time in five months, construction at the Metro Purple Line extension has led to the discovery of Ice Age fossils. Read the full LA Times article here.
Here’s what the New Metro Station at LAX Will Look Like
April 18, 2017 - 9:24am
The plan for train service to LAX—something discussed when L.A. was a pueblo—is really, really happening. Metro released renderings of the future 96th Street station on the forthcoming Crenshaw Line and, frankly, they’re glorious. Read full article here.
FYI- Inglewood Did Not Require Any State Subsidies
April 12, 2017 - 4:27pm
With the Raiders deciding to leave Oakland for a $1.9-billion football stadium in Las Vegas, the carousel of moves and threats to move by California’s professional sports teams appears to be slowing down. So too does all the action in the state Legislature designed to help build new stadiums. To read the entire LATimes.com article click here.
California Legislature votes to raise gas taxes, vehicle fees by $5.2 billion a year for road repairs and transit
April 11, 2017 - 4:42pm
After a week of fierce debate, the state Legislature approved a plan to raise gas taxes and vehicle fees by $5.2 billion a year to pay for the repair of CA's pothole-ridden, decaying system of roads, highways and bridges. Read the full LA Times article here.
April Will Be A Busy Month With Big Changes Coming To Terminal 1
April 4, 2017 - 10:44am
Changes in Terminal 1, including the opening of a new Security Screening Check Point for passengers, highlight what will be a busy April as Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) continues its $14-billion modernization effort. Passengers using LAX in April will need to plan ahead to navigate sidewalk and vehicle lane closures and in-terminal work. Construction alerts showing Central Terminal Area (CTA) roadway lane restrictions and sidewalk closures, as well as a pedestrian walking map and helpful airline terminal finder, can be found at www.laxishappening.com . LAX provides real-time traffic status in and around the CTA, and space availability in the terminal area parking garages and Lot C on Waze, the community-based traffic reporting app. Read full article here.