Five options for LA Crenshaw Northern Extension

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has released a staff report and Feasibility Study/Alternatives Analysis outlining five alternatives for the Crenshaw Northern Extension.

Light rail chosen for East San Fernando Valley corridor

Fourteen stations and a light-rail maintenance storage facility are part of the $1.3 billion transit project.

LACMTA awarded $1.8B in state grants

Los Angeles-area transit and rail freight transportation projects just got a generous public funding boost.

Rosecrans grade separation

CHSRA, LACMTA agree to funding for grade separation project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority have agreed on joint funding for a key project.

DEIR released for LACMTA turnback facility

A Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) has been released for a Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) project that will speed the turnaround time Red and Purple line trains need at Union Station, which will allow more of these trains along the lines.

Batiquitos Lagoon bridge

CTC awards $96M to 11 rail projects

Caltrans released details surrounding $173.4 million in grants awarded to 57 projects by the California Transportation Commission. Out of the pot of funds awarded, $96.4 million will go toward 11 state rail projects.

LACMTA TAPs Cubic for mobile app

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has awarded Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) a contract with for an integrated mobile app in support of the TAP regional contactless fare system. TAP links 24 transit agencies across the Los Angeles region, and the mobile app “will provide travelers with a range of convenience tools to enhance their daily commute,” CTS said.

Talgo wins overhaul option for Metro

Talgo will get to finish what it started for the Los Angeles Metro fleet.In October the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board at its regular meeting exercised an $18.3-million option for the Spain-based company to overhaul the remaining 36 of 74 Heavy Rail Vehicles (HRVs).

Talgo rolling on LA Red Line car rehab

Talgo USA Inc. in June received the first of 74 Metro Red Line A650 HRV rapid transit cars from Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) in its Milwaukee facility, and rehab work is under way.

Not just for Disneyland: LA mulls monorail

Los Angeles could look to the monorail as a solution to the massive congestion on the 405 Freeway connecting the San Fernando Valley and the city’s Westside.

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