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Hypothetically Here Somewhere, Someday

A tram cable traverses The Project Room, a tiny cube tucked behind the main gallery space of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions. LACE occupies a prominent space on Hollywood Boulevard, a melting pot of tourists and locals from all walks of life, and the perfect location for educating the public about Los Angeles contemporary art. 452 more words

Here Somewhere

Recent Rail PHOTOS from around the West

Report by Russ Jackson, Photos by various RailPAC Photographers

Some call them “Cabbage Cars,” the former F-40 locomotives that have been turned into cab control cars used on various short distance trains where there is no “wye” to turn the train. 381 more words

Commentary

Heads Up or Headless

The Los Angeles Metro system has released a gruesome series of public safety videos that should have come with a PG-13 rating. Using stick figures and a stark yellow and black palette, the safety shorts emphasize the importance of basic safety precautions for staying intact while using mass transit. 25 more words

Tourism

My latest June 2016 Metrolink Adventure with Pictures

By Noel T. Braymer

I left the house in the mid-afternoon and got to the Oceanside Station with about 15 minutes to spare to catch the last afternoon  Metrolink train of the day to Los Angeles. 1,437 more words

Commentary

Metro Seeks Additional Half-Cent Tax To Improve Transit

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Gridlock in LA is a never-ending reality.

But LA Metro says it has a plan to rescue the city and county. 331 more words

News

Wilshire Boulevard To Be Closed For Purple Line Construction Over 22 Weekends

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A series of weekend closures for portions of Wilshire Boulevard in the Miracle Mile area are set to begin Friday night, as Metro gets ready to build the future Wilshire/La Brea Station for the Purple Line Extension subway. 96 more words

Features

Why We Should Extend the Coaster to Fullerton

By Noel T. Braymer

There has been discussion of extending the Coaster between San Diego and Oceanside to Orange County since the 1990’s. My former boss and mentor Byron Nordberg proposed extending the Coaster to Irvine some years before his death in 1997. 700 more words

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