November 11, 2013
From the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor project to the Regional Connector Transit Corridor to a 10-mile P3 tunnel through the Sepulveda Pass, the force behind these projects is local.
September 24, 2013
Three of the four deaths on the Metro Blue Line in 2013 have been suicides. Last year at this time there were eight deaths on the line including four suicides.
September 11, 2013
Q’POD, the first fully integrated wheelchair securement station specifically designed and tested for transit wheelchair passenger transportation, will be installed in the 550 new Xcelsior 40-foot heavy-duty CNG buses recently ordered.
September 4, 2013
Ambassadors are positioned at key Blue Line locations in two shifts, Monday through Friday, when accidents are likely to occur, to answer questions and to warn and educate pedestrians and passengers about the dangers of standing too close to the tracks.
August 13, 2013
Covers the repair and maintenance of Metro’s rail fare collection equipment, TAP validators for regional bus operators, and the back office systems that process the TAP smart card data for Metro’s bus and rail system and 10 regional operators.
August 6, 2013
Agency is expected to use approximately 36 million gasoline-gallons-equivalent of CNG per year, which reduces greenhouse gases by 75,852 metric tons per year, the equivalent of taking 15,660 cars off the road per year.
July 25, 2013
Will be honored on July 29 at the Sustainability and Public Transportation Workshop, which is being held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.
July 1, 2013
Board of directors approved a contract with BYD Motors for the manufacture and delivery of up to 25 new all-electric buses as part of a $30 million clean air bus technology pilot project.
June 28, 2013
Design-build contract for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project to Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC), with HNTB Corp. as lead designer.
June 27, 2013
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