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Expo Line To Santa Monica Opens in One Month

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Photo by Steve Hymon/Metro Exactly one month from now, the Expo Line extension will be opening. This is great news for UCLA commuters, who will now have a good alternative to the oft-congested Santa Monica Freeway. The current Expo Line only runs to Culver City. The 6.6-mile extension adds seven new stations: Palms: At the intersection of […]

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Soon You Will Have to Pay to Park at Metro Rail Stations

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Metro seems to be brimming with new programs this year. First, the new Gold Line Expansion opened. Then on May 20th, three new Expo Line stations will be unveiled. And now, to top it all off, a pilot parking free program will be implemented at nine Metro Rail stations, starting with the Expo Line. The […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up

  This week’s biggest headlines in transportation: “DOT Pushing Highway Projects to Help Revitalize Urban Areas” “Metrolink Wants to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Ticket” “Metro Wants to Launch NEW Student Transit Pass Program by August” “Public Weighs In On Dueling Plans for Gold Line’s Eastside Expansion” “On Why Bike Lanes Might Appear Underutilized”  “Two […]

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Have You Taken a Ride on the New Gold Line Yet?

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Here are cool photos of some of the new stations in the San Gabriel Valley!  

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UCLA Releases Annual ‘State of the Commute’ Report

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Amid a growing population of staff, faculty and students, UCLA Transportation is still on track to reach its Climate Action Plan goal of a 50% alternative transportation commute rate, according to its newly-released “State of the Commute” report. In 2015, UCLA’s drive-alone rate was close to 54% for employees, significantly lower than Los Angeles County as a whole, where […]

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