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New Credit Card Meter on 9th Eric Richardson

ExpressPark Set to Stack the Deck in Favor of Parking Enforcement

By Eric Richardson — July 13, 2011 — 5 Comments

Ever feel like the meter maid has a sixth sense when it comes to arriving exactly when your meter run outs? Expect that feeling to get a lot stronger on Downtown streets in 2012.


Metro Nextrip ID Card

By Eric Richardson — July 12, 2011 — 6 Comments

Metro's Nextrip offers a great way for riders to find out exactly when their bus will arrive. New signage should make that data easier to find.


Road Closed

By Eric Richardson — July 08, 2011 — 1 Comment

Downtown will get a case of Royal fever this weekend as Prince William and Catherine make a pair of visits Saturday and Sunday. Both will bring street closures.


Angels Flight Eric Richardson

New Wheels in Place, Angels Flight Returns to Service

By Eric Richardson — July 05, 2011 — 2 Comments

Twin Angels Flight cars Olivet and Sinai finally got to do something besides tweet on Tuesday as the funicular returned to service following a month of downtime.


Smart Ride Codemass, Inc

Metro Developer Challenge Winners Include Smart Ride

By Eric Richardson — July 05, 2011 — 4 Comments

Smart Ride, one of the winners in Metro's first Developer Challenge, can help Downtown riders navigate the tangle of data generated by the neighborhood's plethora of bus lines.


DASH Eric Richardson

Riders Rave About DASH Service, Survey Says

By Eric Richardson — June 30, 2011 — 10 Comments

Downtown's DASH service got high marks on a recent survey, with nine out of ten riders giving it a thumbs up despite 2010's fare hike. Rides go to 50 cents on Friday.


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West Metro

Regional Connector Meetings Continue

By Eric Richardson — June 29, 2011

Public meetings continue Wednesday and Thursday for the Regional Connector as the project nears the completion of its environmental studies.


Farmers Field Gensler / AEG

AEG Touts Transit for L.A. Live Events

By Eric Richardson — June 28, 2011 — 9 Comments

AEG and Metrolink today touted a deal to promote transit access and ticket packages to L.A. Live events, including those at the future Farmers Field.


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Bike Lanes Planned for Major Downtown Streets

By Eric Richardson — June 22, 2011 — 28 Comments

Bike lanes could soon be coming to the Financial District and Historic Core, but just how cyclists and autos are going to share the road is still being worked out.


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West Metro

Public Invited for Update on Regional Connector Plans

By Eric Richardson — June 20, 2011 — 12 Comments

A new round of public meetings kicks off on Tuesday for the Regional Connector, offering updates on plans for Flower Street, Bunker Hill and Little Tokyo.


Union Station

By Eric Richardson — June 16, 2011

Now that Metro is officially the owner of Los Angeles' historic Union Station, the transit agency has to figure out just what it plans to do with the place.



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