Archive for Metro

The Los Angeles Metro Subway

Jun 07, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Because I took the Los Angeles Subway home after finishing my Downtown walking tour, I thought it would make for a great story for today’s Metro Monday. Along with over 200 bus lines, the Los Angeles [...]

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1 Trillion Vehicle Miles Traveled in 2009

Jun 01, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Based on the last 1998 Los Angeles County Profile Study, prepared by the California Department of Transportation, the Southern California Association of Governments, and other State agencies, by extrapolation, if there was an estimated vehicle [...]

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10 Reasons to Use Mass Transit

May 25, 2009 by Lisa Newton

On Thursday morning, another sunny and beautiful Los Angeles Spring day greeted me, so I decided that I wanted to go to a museum.
I then checked the list on the Free Museum Days link on [...]

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Metro Monday – Downtown Koreatown

May 18, 2009 by Lisa Newton

On Friday, with the sun already peeking through my window, I decided to go to Koreatown to get some good Kimchi, check out the sights, take some pictures, and do a little shopping.
There is [...]

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The Metro, LADWP, and Alternative Fuel

May 11, 2009

For today’s Metro Monday article, I’ll begin at the ending of my trip last week, via the “534 Express” to Malibu, California.
Last time, I started my route in Santa Monica.
However, this time, upon my return, I [...]

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Travelin’ Local’s Metro Monday – “Fast. Frequent. Fabulous.”

May 04, 2009

I’ll be featuring a new weekly column section on Travelin’ Local, called Metro Monday.
Every Monday, after I select the destination for my Travelin’ Local story, I’ll take the specific Metro ride to and from [...]

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Bikes and Mass Transit are changing Los Angeles

Apr 08, 2009

Los Angeles, like many other cities worldwide, is trying to implement across-the-board alternative modes of eco- friendly transportation and mass transit, to improve our quality of life.
In Southern California, all new mass transit and strategies [...]

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Springin’ into action on the Metro’s Orange Line Bicycle Path

Mar 19, 2009

With the hint of spring in the air last weekend, I decided to ride a bike trail I’ve had my eye on, the Metro Orange Line Bicycle Path.
After having gone through a major clean-up effort, [...]

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A Day for Talking Bikes

Mar 09, 2009

Are you into bicycling? Do you like a casual ride on the weekends? How about commuting to work via a bike? Maybe you want to live a car-free life?
If you answered yes to any of [...]

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