Friday Jul 25
NBC Los Angeles
Counting Down to Crunch Time Near LAX
One week before the planned 57-hour bridge demolition and major street closure of one of the busiest entrances to the LAX, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will showcase for news media the capabilities of its new high-tech Mobile Command Center.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
San Fernando Business Journal
Metro Railcar Assembly Starts in Palmdale
The first light-rail vehicle from Japanese transit manufacturer Kinki Sharyo Co.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Daily Breeze
a Century Cruncha to make getting to LAX that much more fun
It's billed as the “Century Crunch,” a potential traffic nightmare rivaling the likes of “Carmageddon,” “Jamzilla” and possibly even “Sharknado.” For 57 hours from Friday through the morning of July 28, Century Boulevard - the busiest route into and out of Los Angeles International Airport - ... (more)
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Ready and Waiting: New Law Makes Light Rail Possible in the San Fernando Valley
In another example of Los Angeles slowly unraveling itself from prior legislation that hinder its transit goals, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that will allow light rail construction in the San Fernando Valley.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Brown signs bill lifting ban against light-rail in San Fernando Valley
L.A. City Councilman plans to ask for a study on converting the Orange Line to light rail, sources say For the first time in more than two decades, Los Angeles transportation officials can legally discuss building a light-rail line through a southern swath of the San Fernando Valley.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
NTI praises Dallas, Denver and Los Angeles' MAX program
The National Transit Institute , New Brunswick, NJ, presented its 2014 Model Program Award to Dallas Area Rapid Transit , Denver Regional Transportation District and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for their Multi-Agency Exchange program.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
CA: $1.6B Design-Build Contract Recommendation Announced for Purple Line Extension
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority staff July 7 recommended awarding a $1.636 billion contract to design and build a 3.9-mile extension of the Metro Purple Line subway from Wilshire and Western to Wilshire and La At its July 24 meeting the Metro Board will consider the recommendation to award a contract to the firms of The ... (more)
Mon Jul 07, 2014
J.L. Patterson & Associates awarded contract for LA regional rail double-track project
Orange, Calif. - J.L. Patterson & Associates, Inc. , a civil, trackwork, environmental and structural engineering firm, has been awarded a $6.5 million contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for finalizing the design of a double track from Raymer to Bernson along the Ventura County Line of Metrolink.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Skanska builds underground transitway in Los Angeles, USA, for USD 574 M, about SEK 3.8 billion
Skanska has, in joint venture with Traylor Brothers, Inc., signed a contract with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to construct the Regional Connector, an underground transitway in downtown Los Angeles, USA.
Upgrades to Los Angeles' Historic Union Station to Create a Dynamic Transit Hub
As Los Angeles ambitiously builds public transit infrastructure, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is working on plans to update Union Station so that it will better serve the Los Angeles of the future.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Agreement sets measures to keep Disney Hall free of subway noise
Architect Frank Gehry was among those concerned that the planned subway trains would affect Disney Hall's acoustics.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Proposed Rail Station to Provide Future Rail Connection to LAX
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted to move forward with a station near LAX, proving they'd made more progress in the last 12 months than in the previous 25 years to bring transit rail to the airport.