The proposed Red Line extension received a boost from an independent peer review board's finding this week that tunneling below the methane fields along Wilshire Corridor could be safely accomplished
with the use of newly developed technology.
Next stop? Getting Rep. Henry Waxman on board
In other transit notes:
- The MTA and the city take a mulligan on Orange Line safety, and start "experimenting" with new safety measures
, including adding strobe lights to the MetroLiner busses, lowering warning signs, and tweaking traffic lights at busway-surface street intersections. No crossing gates, though.
- Click here to see an interview
with the Foothill Extension Gold Line Construction Authority Board Chairman John Blickenstaff. It provides an excellent overview of where the Foothill Extension
stands, as well as the many challenges it faces.Photo courtesy of Metro.