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Posts Tagged ‘Metro’

Leveraging Connectivity Opportunities Around Bob Hope Airport

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
Bob Hope Airport Projects


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Santa Monica, CA: Testing the Expo Line Trains

Thursday, August 6th, 2015
Santa Monica, CA: Testing the Expo Line Trains

The first passenger train in more than 60 years rolled into downtown Santa Monica on July 29, 2015 as part of the initial train testing for the future extension of the Metro Expo Line….Once complete, the Expo Line, which currently runs from downtown L.A. to Culver City, will be extended 6.6 miles ending at 4th Street and Colorado Avenue in downtown Santa Monica just steps away from the Santa Monica Pier and the Pacific Ocean.

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Passenger Flows in Underground Railway Stations and Platforms

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Figure 1. Conceptual Diagram of Rail Station Passenger Flow

Why people choose to travel by private car rather than by public transit is of major concern to transportation planners and transit operators. For some reluctant would-be riders, the answer might be summed up by the words of Yogi Berra when asked why he no longer patronized a popular St. Louis nightspot: “Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.”

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NYC: A Subway Delay Story (Told in 8-Bit Animation)

Friday, May 22nd, 2015
NYC: A Subway Delay Story (Told in 8-Bit Animation)

Learn how a single delayed train can cause delays throughout an entire subway line — and one strategy that train dispatchers use to get service back to normal.

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Akron, OH: All About That Bus

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Washington, DC: All About That Bus

We’re all about that bus and we hope you are, too :)
-Akron METRO RTA on YouTube

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East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor: Alternatives Analysis Report

Monday, January 21st, 2013

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) with the City of Los Angeles as project co-lead has undertaken an Alternatives Analysis (AA) to study the East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor. The purpose of an AA is to define, screen, and recommend alternatives to be studied as part of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Report (DEIS/DEIR).

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Bicycle-Rail Trip Analysis and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Focused Study

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Observed Bicyclist Volumes by Time Period

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) recently began studying the ways in which bicycling, for transportation and in combination with transit, can reduce automobile use and lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions…The purpose of this study is to establish the benefits of providing an integrated transportation system where bicyclists are accommodated at train stations and on trains.

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