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It’s going to cost more money for some commuters and less for most to go Metro.

Posted September 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 297 views]
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Next week Metro, L.A.’s public transportation agency, will raise fares as a way to deal with a deficit. But the “L.A. Times” reported the fare increase won’t put Metro’s financial house completely in order.

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Big changes to schedules and routes for the Big Blue Bus

Posted August 19, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 532 views]
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The Big Blue Bus schedule changes

starts Sunday, August 24.
 
Big Blue Bus (BBB) adjusts its schedules and routes due to changes in ridership demand. BBB assesses and makes these changes as summer comes to a close. This year, the fall service change will begin Sunday, August 24.  Heads up bus riders, many changes are in store, including a major service modification on Route 3.
There will also …

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2nd Street closed downtown for 4 weeks

Posted August 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 392 views]
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Four Week Full Street Closure Planned in Downtown Los Angeles along 2nd Street between Spring Street and Broadway for Regional Connector Utility Relocation Work beginning Saturday, August 23.

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Detours and alternates for LAX for this weekend’s 57 hour closure “Century Crunch” .

Posted July 25, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 660 views]
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It starts TODAY!
According to officials at LAX this weekend  (July 25 through 28) is expected to be one of the busiest of the summer travel season. LAX expects more than 200,000 passengers a day –  55,000 of them international – on more than 1,700 flights.
Nearly 20,000 airport-wide employees also are scheduled to work each weekend day.
While all four entrances into the LAX Central …

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“Century Crunch” 57-Hour Bridge Demolition starts TOMORROW!

Posted July 22, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 780 views]
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A 57 Hour Major Street Closure Leading Directly into Airport for the Weekend of July 25-28th.
With an estimated 92,800 motorists traveling through the intersection of Century Boulevard and Aviation Boulevard on a daily basis traffic around LAX is going to P-I-O-U stink at LAX this weekend! Century Boulevard is one of the busiest routes to the airport. For information on detours click here!

The closure …

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Help! How do I load my bike onto a Metro bus?

Posted May 13, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,194 views]
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It’s Bike Week in LA and

to encourage you to ride on two wheels rather than four
 
Metro will give you and your bike a free ride!
 
Bike to Work Day  is this Thursday, May 15.
Metro is once again offering free rides to all those who board with a bicycle or bicycle helmet on that day. To claim your free ride on Metro Rail at latched stations, …

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Crenshaw Boulevard closures begin tonight.

Posted May 3, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 808 views]
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I’m reposting Steve Hymon’s article about the Crenshaw closure.
Hymon writes for Metro’s The Source. I met him last year, at an awards luncheon for traffic reporters. Super nice guy, and always keeping us up to date with the latest construction, road closures and more from Metro…
which I like to call “Metro Maddness Mahem”, sorry guys…lol.
Reminder: Crenshaw Boulevard closures begin tonight for construction of light …

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Crenshaw Boulevard Closed for Underground Station Construction

Posted May 2, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 824 views]
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Starting tonight Crenshaw Blvd. will be closed between Martin Luther King Jr. and Stocker Street from 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday May 2 through 1 p.m.

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In Pasadena the EB 210 Freeway shut down , Gold Line closed for possibly the 24 hours

Posted April 25, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 707 views]
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Also from KABC
A tractor-trailer blew a tire, according to the CHP, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The tractor-trailer then sideswiped a box truck, which overturned. The tractor-trailer veered across lanes and crashed onto Metro Gold Line tracks, striking an energized power pole.
Both drivers were able to extricate themselves and were able to walk away from the wrecks.
The Gold Line was …

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Starting tonight Westwood Boulevard and Overland Boulevard will be closed!

Posted November 16, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 6,683 views]

The Expo Line Construction Authority is planning full weekend closures of Westwood Boulevard and Overland Avenue over the next few weeks.

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