The Metro board of directors voted 11-2 today to move forward with a November ballot measure calling for a half-cent sales-tax hike to raise money for public transit projects and maintenance in Los Angeles County.
Metro's La Cienega Station takes another leap toward becoming a reality Tuesday with the consideration of a permit to demolish the buildings at 8471-8485 Wilshire Blvd., 14 N. La Cienega Blvd., 111 Gale Dr., 8401 Wilshire Blvd. and 8421 Wilshire Blvd. for the future construction and laydown locations for Section 1 of the Westside Subway Extension Project.
The City of Beverly Hills will begin testing a pilot bike-sharing program next week and is seeking volunteers to ride the bikes and provide feedback on their experience.
The City of Beverly Hills working group to evaluate a proposal to create a second portal on the other side of the street for the Wilshire/Rodeo Metro station will present their preliminary report on the project Tuesday.
Beverly Hills Mayor Julian Gold will present the State of the City Wednesday evening at Greystone Mansion.
Metro is currently performing utility relocation work for the subway station at La Cienega and Wilshire Boulevards. This work is being conducted under a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the City and Metro that sets certain conditions for how and when the work can proceed.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Westfield CEO Peter Lowry yesterday for a preview of the $800 million modernization of Westfield Century City.
With work underway at the La Cienega station to relocate utilities, the Beverly Hills City Council began discussions on the second Beverly Hills "Wilshire/Rodeo" portal for the Metro Purple Line Extension, to be located on Wilshire Boulevard between the alley on N. Canon Drive and Reeves Drive.
City Staff will be seeking direction on providing a second portal to exit on the North side of the street at the Business Triangle for the Rodeo Drive/Wilshire segment of the Purple Line Extension.
A Metro Blue Line train chugged through a celebratory banner today near the Pico Station in downtown Los Angeles to help the Metropolitan Transportation Authority mark its 25th anniversary of providing rail service.