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Art Leahy will leave his post as Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's CEO on April 5.

News, Los Angeles, Metropolitan Transit Authority, Metro

Metro CEO Art Leahy To Step Down In April When Contract Ends

Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 9:29 am

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's CEO, who began his transit career as a bus driver, announced Tuesday he will leave the agency in April.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, Metropolitan Transit Authority, Lax

"Century Crunch" Underway Thourgh Monday Morning

Posted Jul. 26, 2014, 9:04 am

The 57-hour closure of a stretch of Century Boulevard is underway as workers tear down an outdated bridge, and continues through 6 a.m. Monday.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, Metropolitan Transit Authority

Most Expensive Bidder Awarded $1.6B Metro Purple Line Extension Contract

Posted Jul. 25, 2014, 8:59 am

A joint venture of three construction firms was awarded a $1.6 billion contract by the Metro Board of Directors on Thursday to build the first phase of the Metro Purple Line subway extension toward the Westside, despite concerns the venture was by far the most expensive bidder for the project.

Santa Monica Mayor Pam O'Connor.

News, Santa Monica, Metropolitan Transit Authority

Santa Monica Mayor Becomes Chair Of Exposition Line Construction Authority

Posted Jul. 13, 2013, 9:33 am

Santa Monica Mayor Pam O'Connor has become new chair of the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority Board of Directors.

A rendering of the Expo Line’s station at Colorado and 4th Street in Santa Monica.

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Exposition Light Rail, Metropolitan Transit Authority

Metro Board Approves Three Santa Monica Expo Station Names

Posted Apr. 30, 2013, 10:28 am

The Metro Board of Directors has approved the names for the three Santa Monica stations part of the second phase of the Expo Line, according to Metro’s blog The Source.

An artist's conceptual rendering of a Westside Subway station.

News, Los Angeles, Subway, Transportation, Metropolitan Transit Authority, West Los Angeles

Westside Subway Alternatives Narrowed Down

Posted Jul. 5, 2010, 4:08 pm

At the latest local meeting, held July 1, on the progress of Metro’s Westside Subway, Santa Monicans learned that there are now five alternative ...

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