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Expo Line Reaches Ridership Milestone 13 Years Early The light rail line between DTLA and Santa Monica now carries 64,000 weekday passengers.

Le metro de Los Angeles de Downtown a Santa Monica qui a vue le jour en 2016, l annee passe est entrain de battre toutes les predictions 13 ans avant. histoire a lire

According to Metro’s official ridership estimates, the Expo Line reached an impressive ridership milestone during the month of June. With a daily average of more than 64,000 boardings, Expo is attracting as many riders in 2017 as it was projected to have in 2030. The rail line, which connects Downtown Los Angeles to the Santa Monica Pier, has proven to be a major success with L.A.’s transit riders, despite complaints about the line’s speed and reliability. Continue to read

City Council Approves Next Step for the DTLA Streetcar

The Downtown Los Angeles Streetcar, a signature project for 14th District Councilmember Jose Huizar and the Bringing Back Broadway initiative, took a step forward with the unanimous approval today of a new report by the Los Angeles City Council.  This action allows the City to begin formal discussions with Metro, which has earmarked $200 million for the project through the transportation sales tax imposed passed through Measure M.
The City of Los Angeles will explore ways in which Metro can release funds for the street car as soon as possible, as Measure M is currently not scheduled to fund construction until the 2050s.  The project team is also exploring a grant from the Federal government’s small starts program, as well as a potential public-private partnership to fund the project incrementally. Continue reading

6 things you need to know about the Purple Line subway extension Under construction now, one of Metro’s most anticipated projects will take riders from Downtown Los Angeles to Westwood

Long talked about, the extension of Metro’s Purple Line subway, which, for right now, travels between Union Station and Wilshire and Western, was somewhat slow to get off the ground—and sometimes seemed like it would never arrive at all. But with a new influx of money from grants and voter-approved sales tax initiatives, prospects for the timely delivery of the longer route are suddenly looking better than ever.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the most important things to know about what promises to be a key part of the city’s growing transit network. Continu reading

Take a flyover tour of the Crenshaw/LAX light rail . It will link the Expo and Green lines

“Christian Taty, Jeremy Mahanga, Francine Jobet, Idriss Shy, Sonya Boroba Take a flyover of the new Crenshaw Metro under construction see if you remember some of the areas. most of you have lived in the surroundings. just to give you an hunt The tour start from the big church on Crenshaw. Passes thru the Crenshaw mall and continu all the way to the airport and Redondo Beach. Let see if you remember Northrop University.”

Construction on the Crenshaw/LAX Line is underway right now, tunneling under parts of Los Angeles to create a new 8.5-mile long rail line that will bring eight new Metro stations to South LA and Inglewood and an eventual link to Los Angeles International Airport.

A new flyover video offers an easy way to visualize where the future light rail line will go and how it will fit into the neighborhoods it traverses when it opens in 2019. Continu reading

LAX Rail Link Clears Major Hurdle Proposed 96th Street Station moves on to design phase.

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. Continu reading

Metro’s Regional Connector project hits a milestone in Little Tokyo

Across Downtown, there’s plenty of evidence that construction on Metro’s Regional Connector—a project that will bring three new subway stations to the area and connect the Blue, Expo, and Gold lines—is in full swing.

But in Little Tokyo, which is where one of those new stations is being built, at First Street and Central Avenue, work is about to move off the street and underground, reports Metro’s news blog The Source. It says, “construction at the easternmost end of the Connector’s route is now fully underground and behind barriers.” continu to read

 

What Los Angeles Metro could Be in 2040. A quoi Le Metro Systeme De Los Angeles Peut resemble en 2040

Los Angeles has long been notorious for being a car-based city — good luck getting around town using public transportation. While some manage to make a go of it between rail and buses, hobbyist designer Nick Andert put together a look at what the Metro system could look like with widespread political will, though Andert admits in his posts on Reddit that it might be more likely to see this kind of system in 40 years instead of 30. Continu to read

Los Angeles malgres Son Age de 235 ans d existence Comparet a Paris plus de 4000 ans d existance progresse a une vitesse exceptionel. a quoi ressemblerai son Metro en 2040 si le vote mis en place d augmenter les taxes indefiniment   a 1/2 cent passe.

Mapping the Future of L.A. Transit A Message to New York Time Take a Good Look At Los Angeles Transportation System That Is Newer And Much Better Than Your Old Rate Infested System

CalUrbanist, the website of transportation planner Steve Boland, has released an updated map for Metro’s future bus and rail network.

The latest installment, which shows the existing system plus extensions included in a November ballot initiative, can be seen below.  All opening dates reflect those announced by the expenditure plan of the upcoming sales tax measure. Continu To Read