On Thursday, a sheriff's spokesman said a man, who allegedly charged a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy several times at a subway station Wednesday night, died after being stunned multiple times with a Taser. For the full story, click here.
Keith Jones, formerly of URS Corp., will serve as interim executive director, while Ozell Hayes will serve as interim director for safety, security and training.
According to the agency, the train station lacks required public telephone technology for people who are deaf or hard of hearing; does not provide a visual information system for passengers waiting outside on platforms to update them about delays and schedule changes.
Valley Metro’s partnership with Safe Place began in 2013. Teens that are homeless, have left their homes because of abuse or neglect, or have been asked to leave by parents or guardians can seek help at any light rail station 24-hours a day.
The contract for 15 eight-car CRH380D trainsets is valued at approximately 2.4 billion Chinese RMBs ($381 million U.S., 339 million euro).
The backlog could be wiped out by 2040 if the T spends $765 million annually on the maintenance backlog — rather than the current $610 million.
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