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City Hall Shuttle

By Eric Richardson — February 03, 2009 — 2 Comments

The City's ongoing budget issues have claimed another victim: free DASH transfers. As early as March 1, riders will no longer be able to board one Downtown DASH...


Dennis Allen

Meet the New Face of LA Streetcar, Inc

By Samantha Page — January 30, 2009 — 4 Comments

Last Friday, Dennis Allen was appointed Project Manager for LA Streetcar, Inc., the newly-created non-profit charged with spearheading development of a streetcar...


LACBC Car Free Fridays

By Eric Richardson — January 30, 2009

This morning Council President Eric Garcetti led several dozen cyclists on a ride from Hollywood to Downtown for the kickoff day of "Car-Free Fridays," a new campaign...


4th Street

By Eric Richardson — January 29, 2009 — 4 Comments

Teachers union UTLA will be holding a "Fight Back March and Rally" this afternoon that will be sure to disrupt Downtown traffic, but the route's use of the 4th Street...


Hal Ed Fuentes

Transportation Commission Asks One More Year for Hail-a-Taxi to Take

By Eric Richardson — January 28, 2009 — 11 Comments

Six months into the Hail-a-Taxi program, there's been a "relatively modest" increase in the number of passengers hailing cabs, but that's enough for the city's Transportation...


Red Streetcar

By Eric Richardson — January 23, 2009 — 3 Comments

The effort to return a streetcar to Downtown took a major step forward today, as Dennis Allen was named Project Manager for the non-profit Los Angeles Streetcar...


Dodger Trolley Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodger Trolley Update Presents a Funding Stalemate

By Eric Richardson — January 22, 2009 — 15 Comments

Funding for a 2009 version of the Dodger Trolley continues to be a contentious issue, with the team refusing to contribute funds even as it suggests service changes...


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — January 21, 2009 — 1 Comment

The Regional Connector is set to take a major step forward tomorrow, when the project's Alternatives Analysis is presented to the Metro Board of Directors for approval...


Late Night Red Line Press Conference Eric Richardson

Metro Offers Report on Late Night Rail Ridership

By Eric Richardson — January 19, 2009

The Late Night Red Line Holiday Pilot attracted approximately 1000 riders per night, according to data reported Thursday by Metro. The six-week program extended...


7th and Fig

By Ed Fuentes — January 13, 2009 — 12 Comments

Last Wednesday's DASH accident has left Downtowners mindful of pedestrian safety, making this scene at 7th and Figueroa stick out as a potentially unsafe situation...


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West Metro

Regional Connector's Impact on Downtown Streets Detailed

By Eric Richardson — January 09, 2009

Two build options for the Regional Connector are headed to Metro's Planning and Programming committee, a step necessary to approve engineering funds allowing the...



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