Commuters who rely on Metro rail lines were met with heavy security Tuesday as local and federal authorities responded to a tip warning of a possible bomb attack directed at the Red Line subway station in Universal City.
A judge said today she needs more information before ruling on a request by a coalition of seven Los Angeles County cities for an accelerated hearing on a lawsuit filed on behalf of taxpayers concerning the ballot language for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's proposed half- cent county sales tax measure.
Attorneys for a coalition of seven Los Angeles County cities will try again Tuesday to file a request for an accelerated hearing on a lawsuit filed last week on behalf of taxpayers concerning the ballot language for Measure M, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's proposed half-cent county sales tax ballot action.
A ruling is expected this week on whether the Metropolitan Transportation Authority must vacate plans to tunnel under Beverly Hills High School as part of the Westside Subway Extension.
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.