Los Angeles Metro

STV launches a “boring” journey

STV, engineer of record and principal design firm for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Purple Line Project, will shortly begin to witness two state-of-the-art tunnel boring machines (TBMs) at work on the project’s 2.6-mile-long Section 2 extension.

Gold Line Opening

New LRVs rolling on LA Gold Line extension

Kinkisharyo International’s new P3010 light rail vehicles (LRVs) rolled into their first revenue service on March 5, 2016 as the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) opened its $1 billion Gold Line Extension now serving Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte/City of Hope, Irwindale, Azusa and APU/Citrus College.

LA Metro VYCON WESS system saving energy

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Red Line’s Wayside Energy Storage Substation (WESS) Project at the Westlake/MacArthur Park Subway station is producing a 20% savings in energy consumption, according to supplier VYCON, which designs and manufactures environmentally friendly, high-speed kinetic energy storage systems.