Tag Archives: Los Angeles

LA Leaders Say ‘No’ to Jaywalking Laws

Los Angeles pedestrians may finally see some relief from citations. City Councilmember Jose Huizar and State Assemblymember Miguel Santiago are pushing for common sense changes to antiquated state laws in order to allow pedestrians to begin crossing the street during the flashing countdown signal. Huizar and Santiago held an action on August 9th calling for […]

Metro Bike Share Opens July 7th

Roll ’em out! In a highly anticipated launch, Metro will be rolling out its bike share service on July 7th with 65 stations scattered throughout DTLA. They system is easy to use.  Users can sign up and register their TAP cards here for the bike share system.  Tap the card against the dock to unlock […]

Opening Weekend of the Expo Line Extension

The Expo Line extension opened this weekend, after years of anticipation.  Los Angeles finally has a rail line connecting downtown all the way to the beach for the first time in 63 years! Not only will the Expo line help weekday commuters avoid the chaotic 10 freeway, but it now allows SoCal residents to expand […]

Expo Line Extension Opening Weekend

The day is finally upon us!  The Expo Line extension will open May 20th , finally bringing rail service from downtown to the beach. To celebrate, Metro is providing free rides on the Expo line beginning at noon on Friday, and all day on Saturday.  There will be community events at the new stations from […]

Metro Announces Expo 2 Line Extension Opening Date

Mark your calendars!  Metro will officially open the second phase of the Expo Line on Friday, May 20.  The new extension will connect “Grand to the Sand,”completing a 15-mile rail project that connects Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica. Metro CEO Phil Washington announced on Thursday that the seven new stations of the extension will […]

Photos: Night on Broadway 2016

The 2nd Annual Night on Broadway event drew crowds to downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the 8th anniversary of Councilmember Jose Huizar’s Bringing Back Broadway Initiative. Broadway’s historic theaters, many of which are normally closed to the public, featured performances by world-renown artists.  The street festival included a 40-foot Ferris wheel, interactive kids zone, silent […]

An Open Letter to the Metro Sheriff Who Sexually Harassed Me – UPDATED

You may not remember me, Officer, but I remember you.  I was the tall blond woman heading to the Gold Line platform at Union Station during the evening rush hour on Monday.  I was dressed appropriately for the office, in business slacks and a button down shirt.  You were the Metro sheriff in his late […]