Fossils Found During Purple Line Dig
December 1, 2016 - 5:33pm
Metro has been digging the Purple Line extension and, as they expected, they've made some pretty interesting discoveries. The latest came during work on the Wilshire/La Brea stop. This recent find is the first time they've found mammal remains in this particular part of the project. To read the entire LAist.com article click here.
Metro Rail Connection to LAX Moves Forward
December 1, 2016 - 5:17pm
The long-desired rail link to Los Angeles International Airport just took another step towards reality. Earlier today, the Metro Board of Directors certified the final environmental impact report for the Airport Metro Connector's 96th Street Transit Station, which would connect the Green and Crenshaw/LAX lines to an automated people mover that would serve the LAX central terminal area. To read the entire Urbanize.LA article click here.
Feeling Safer on LA Transit
November 30, 2016 - 2:28pm
Los Angeles County is the midst of a public transit building boom, with five rail lines recently completed or under construction. Voters this month passed Measure M, a permanent sales tax increase that will fund one of the nation’s most ambitious and expensive transportation system expansions, with plans to double the length of the rail network and put more buses on the roads. To read the entire LATimes.com editorial click here.
Route Chosen for Downtown LA Streetcar
November 30, 2016 - 12:28pm
Plans for a new streetcar system servicing Downtown Los Angeles keep chugging right along, with the LA City Council unanimously certifying the project’s environmental impact report at its Tuesday meeting. To read the entire LA.Curbed.com article click here.
November 30, 2016 - 10:13am
A few mayors in America have done what James T. Butts, Jr. has done...ushering a new era for his city. NBC4's Conan Nolan talks with the Inglewood mayor on how the billion dollar deal came about to make the city the new home of the Rams. It's not just a football stadium, Butts explains.
LA County Voted to Ease Traffic Woes
November 21, 2016 - 1:17pm
Few people were more vocally opposed to a new transportation tax in Los Angeles County than Carson Mayor Albert Robles. To read the entire LATimes.com article click here.
Inglewood Stadium Expected to Break Ground Soon
November 14, 2016 - 5:45pm
The Rams will break ground on their $2.6-billion stadium in Inglewood next Thursday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation who spoke on the condition of not being identified. To read the entire LATimes.com article click here.
Finish the Line!
November 7, 2016 - 4:55pm
Check out this video from the City of West Hollywood. This is yet another reason to Vote Yes on M!
Inglewood Could Get Two Teams
November 7, 2016 - 2:10pm
No matter what happens Sunday, or for the rest of the season, the San Diego Chargers are at a crossroads.
On Tuesday, voters in San Diego will weigh in on Measure C, the ballot initiative asking the public to approve an increase in the hotel occupancy tax that would provide $1.15 billion for a proposed $1.8-billion downtown football stadium. To read the entire LATimes.com article click here.
Measure M Receives More Support
October 31, 2016 - 6:01pm
According to the backers of Measure M, passing a new half-cent sales tax in Los Angeles County to improve mass transit will reduce the time that people spend in traffic by 15% — not today or in five years, but in 2057, and those reductions will be over levels 41 years in the future, not 2016 standards. Additionally, claim the proponents, approving the measure will ultimately create 465,000 jobs. To read the entire LADowntownNews.com article click here.