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Tunnel-boring machine makes key Purple Line link

LOS ANGELES — In a construction milestone for the Purple Line extension project, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced June 12 that a tunnel-boring machine has broken through to connect with the Wilshire/Western subway station in Koreatown. “Our last [tunnel boring machines] at Wilshire/Western were powered down over 23 years ago, so we Read More…

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Officials celebrate 25th birthday of Red Line

LOS ANGELES — Elected officials and community stakeholders joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Jan. 29 to celebrate the 25th birthday of the Red Line, the subway line that sparked a renaissance of rail planning and construction in L.A. County that now spans 105 miles and four new projects currently under construction. “Twenty-five years ago, Read More…

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MTA to transition bus fleet to electric vehicles

LOS ANGELES — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors has approved a plan to transition its entire bus fleet to be 100 percent electric by 2030, a bold move that requires the purchase of more than 2,200 vehicles and continuous advancements in technology. The MTA has developed a plan for the transition, which got Read More…