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Encouraging Older Adults to Use Active and Public Transportation

Using - and encouraging the use of - active and multimodal transport can greatly enhance people's lives, especially seniors

July 17, 2024

Don’t Believe the Hydrogen Train Hype

Calling hydrogen-powered trains "zero emission" is misleading at best - and even if they were, they lost the race to be "first" a long time ago

July 16, 2024

Metro Committee Approves $225M Cost Overrun for Westside Subway Section 1 Construction

Wilshire subway 4-mile extension section 1 (Western to La Cienega) budget swells from from $3.14B to $3.35B. Section construction is 91 percent done, now anticipated to open fall 2025

May 17, 2024

California Transportation Agencies Celebrate New CA-Made San Joaquin Train Sets

A ribbon-cutting to mark the "beginning of a truly integrated transportation system" in California.

March 5, 2024

Caltrans Issues Emergency Declaration for Orange County Rail

An emergency declaration means money can be allocated right away, but it's only a temporary solution to a problem that's been coming for a long time

February 2, 2024

Funding for Rail Projects: An Incomplete Roundup

Various federal, state, and local funding sources are lining up.

December 8, 2023

Metro to Restore and Increase Light Rail Service on December 10

Metro A and E Line light rail peak hour frequency will increase to every 8 minutes from every 10 minutes and add more midday, weekend, and late night trains on A, C, E, and K Lines

November 8, 2023

Opinion: How to Decide Between Light Rail and Bus Rapid Transit

What style of transit makes the most sense in a COVID-era world?

September 19, 2023