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Metrolink Thanks Riders During Second Annual Customer Appreciation Day

Metrolink Thanks Riders During Second Annual Customer Appreciation Day

This Valentine’s Day, Metrolink will thank customers for taking the train during its second annual Customer Appreciation Day. During the morning rush, Metrolink staff will thank riders with treats of candy at select stations in the five-county region. At Union Station, riders can stop for a free cup of coffee in the morning or free […]

Future of Transportation and the Disruption of Autonomous Cars, Traffic and Parking

Future of Transportation and the Disruption of Autonomous Cars, Traffic and Parking

On Wednesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. the City of Oxnard will host a policy discussion at Oxnard College (Performing Arts Building, 4000 South Rose Ave.) focusing on the disruption of autonomous cars, traffic, and parking, and the policy choices we face in an era of new mobility. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is […]

Metrolink Offers Alternative to Weekend Inland Empire Freeway Closures

Metrolink Offers Alternative to Weekend Inland Empire Freeway Closures

LOS ANGELES – Road-weary commuters have even more reason to feel run-down as construction has begun on multiple projects on the 60 freeway between Ontario and Riverside and Metrolink and Caltrans encourage travelers to use commuter rail to avoid construction delays and take advantage of the affordable $10 weekend day pass.  The projects will take as long […]

Southern California Association of Governments Upcoming Regional Planning Workshops

Southern California Association of Governments Upcoming Regional Planning Workshops

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) encourages the public to share input on long-range planning efforts. For the past year, SCAG has been working with all the cities in their region to collect updated land use and growth projection data for SCAG’s long-range planning work. SCAG is entering the next phase of development for the […]

Special Weekend Trains to the LA County Fair | Ride Metrolink

Special Weekend Trains to the LA County Fair | Ride Metrolink

LOS ANGELES – All the fun of the LA County Fair will be more convenient as Metrolink today announced a schedule of special trains to take visitors to the Fairplex Station, so they can avoid traffic and parking costs. Metrolink San Bernardino Line trains will service the LA County Fair on the weekends of September 1-3, […]

California’s Transportation Future, Part Four – The Common Road

California’s Transportation Future, Part Four – The Common Road

. .. … By Edward Ring With light rail, high speed rail, and possibly passenger drones and hyperloop pods just around the corner, it’s easy to forget that the most versatile mode of transportation remains the common road. Able to accommodate anything with wheels, from bicycles and wheelchairs to articulated buses and 80 ton trucks, […]

Camarillo based Roadrunner Acquired by International Company

Camarillo based Roadrunner Acquired by International Company

RATP Dev USA, a national leader in public transit, announced today that it has acquired Roadrunner Management Services, a provider of transportation services in the Southern & Central California markets. RATP Dev USA will assume the operations of all Roadrunner transit services including fixed-route, paratransit, airport shuttles, charter and black car services. Roadrunner maintains a […]

California’s Transportation Future, Part One – The Fatally Flawed Centerpiece

California’s Transportation Future, Part One – The Fatally Flawed Centerpiece

    by Edward Ring California’s transportation future is bright. In every area of transportation innovation, California-based companies are leading the way. Consortiums of major global companies have offices throughout the San Francisco Bay area, pioneering self-driving cars that consolidate technologies from not just automakers, but cell phone manufacturers, chip designers, PC makers, telecoms, and software […]

Your Land is My Land

Your Land is My Land

. By Richard Colman When, in 2014, Vladimir Putin militarily grabbed Crimea and the eastern Ukraine for Russia, the seizure was an example of imperialism, the acquisition of inhabited territory by a foreign nation.  Something similar to imperialism is going on in California.  No military force is involved, but political force is.  Adolf Hitler seized the […]

New Motion Recommends Special Metrolink Service for Dodgers Games

New Motion Recommends Special Metrolink Service for Dodgers Games

LOS ANGELES – Today, the Metrolink Board of Directors approved a motion, authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor and Board Director Hilda L. Solis, to study special Metrolink train service for Los Angeles Dodgers games on the San Bernardino and Antelope Valley Metrolink lines. By offering train service to these games, baseball fans can depend […]

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