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USDOT Awards Metrolink $10.7 Million for Rail Safety and Operations Improvements in Burbank and Glendale

USDOT Awards Metrolink $10.7 Million for Rail Safety and Operations Improvements in Burbank and Glendale

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced an award of $10.7 million from the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program to fund passenger rail safety and speed improvement projects in the critical Burbank-Anaheim Rail Corridor, one of the busiest thoroughfares in Southern California.  This $10.7 million grant will […]

Metrolink Partners with Metro, Expands Free Trial of Via Ridesharing Pilot to Burbank and El Monte Stations

Metrolink Partners with Metro, Expands Free Trial of  Via Ridesharing Pilot to Burbank and El Monte Stations

LOS ANGELES – Metrolink riders boarding or detraining at the Burbank Airport-South, Burbank-Downtown and El Monte stations can now use the Via on-demand shared ride hailing service for free to complete their trip. The free ride option is for a limited time. The ongoing fare will be announced once the free promotion is complete. The on-demand […]

California High-Speed Rail Proposes Controversial Burbank-to-Palmdale Route

California High-Speed Rail Proposes Controversial Burbank-to-Palmdale Route

By Chriss Street The California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) surprised local communities on Wednesday by proposing a controversial Burbank-to-Palmdale route featuring above-ground tracks. The Los Angeles Times reported that the proposed 38-mile track alignment will cross the San Gabriel Mountains via a series of at grade sections and five separate tunnels. The bullet train’s original route, offered in […]

Dragonfest Martial Arts Expo Returns to Burbank August 25/26

Dragonfest Martial Arts Expo Returns to Burbank August 25/26

BURBANK, Calif. – Martial arts celebrities, anime artists, Asian-themed merchandise, and nearly 3,000 spectators are expected to attend the 14th Annual Dragonfest Expo at the Pickwick Gardens Conference Center in Burbank on Saturday, August 25, and Sunday, 26, 2018. More than 45 celebrities will be making appearances including Eric Roberts (Best of the Best), Joe Mantegna […]

Top Reasons to Attend the 2nd Annual Burbank Winter Wine Walk and Holiday Street Fair

Top Reasons to Attend the 2nd Annual Burbank Winter Wine Walk and Holiday Street Fair

  (Burbank, CA) – Burbank is once again kicking off the holidays in style with the 2nd annual Burbank Winter Wine Walk and Holiday Street Fair, which is taking over Downtown Burbank on November 18, 2017. This celebration of wine and local businesses will canvas several blocks at the heart of Downtown Burbank’s shopping and […]

Burbank Winter Wine Walk & Street Fair Bringing Holiday Magic to Downtown Burbank

Burbank Winter Wine Walk & Street Fair Bringing Holiday Magic to Downtown Burbank

  Burbank will be kicking off the holidays in style with the 2nd Annual Winter Wine Walk & Street Fair, which will be taking over the streets and stores of Downtown Burbank on November 18, 2017, from noon to 8:00 PM.   A celebration of wine and local businesses that will cover two blocks in […]

Beer Lovers Rejoice: Third Annual Burbank Beer Festival Returns to Downtown Burbank 10/21

Beer Lovers Rejoice: Third Annual Burbank Beer Festival Returns to Downtown Burbank 10/21

WHAT: The 3rd annual Burbank Beer Festival & Street Fair is once again taking over the streets of Downtown Burbank this October for the ultimate celebration of craft beer. On show will be more than 85 ice-cold craft beers on tap, alongside live musical performances at the main stage, vendors, and more – with a […]