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It's happening. The Expo Light Rail Line extension from Culver City to Santa Monica is scheduled to start train testing activities the week of April 6, 2015 and continue for several months. Initially the trains will be pulled along the rail corridor, and then operated on their own power. Testing…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 3, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
Culver City is trying to figure out what would be the best way to help people get the three long blocks from the Culver City Expo Line Station to downtown Culver City--or as they say it, they're "exploring various grant options for the funding of multimodal transportation options."
If you have an…Continue
Added by Scupine on October 14, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Angelenos who live near an Exposition Light Rail station dramatically reduced the number of miles they drove and tripled their rail ridership after the opening of the new rail line last year, a new USC study released Monday shows.
Residents living within a half-mile of the new station…Continue
Added by Scupine on December 18, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
There's ample evidence now that the Expo Construction Authority’s contractor Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. have begun the next stage of construction of the Expo Line -- a bridge over Venice Boulevard Bridge.
The Venice Boulevard Bridge construction is anticipated to take approximately nine…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 9, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The paving of the parking lot of the Expo Line's Culver City station is now complete. As of this morning (it was foggy), the whole parking lot is open. Good thing! When it was divided in half, it filled up quickly! My personal thanks to all those who made it happen.
Here's how it looked yesterday, when it was…Continue
Added by Scupine on March 13, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The east side of the Culver City Expo Line parking lot will be closed for a week staring on Monday, February 25, so that the lot may (finally) be paved. Then, the following week, the west side of the lot will be closed. Free Metro parking is also available at the nearby La Cienega /…Continue
Architects Abramson Teiger have released new renderings of the complex of five retail and office building that will be built across Washington Blvd. from the Culver City Expo Line Station -- replacing the Branded Arts Building. Calling the project PLATFORM (exclamation point implied), the…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 6, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Bringing to an end our long Winter of The Muddy Shoes, the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority has announced that it has entered into a contract with the All American Asphalt Company to pave the Culver City Expo Parking lot. None too soon.
According to the Expo's Parking Lot Report -- shown in HERE on the thesource.metro.net -- the…Continue
Added by Scupine on January 28, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
On June 7, the Expo Line connecting Culver City to downtown Los Angeles (and points in…Continue
Added by Scupine on December 31, 2012 at 2:48pm — No Comments
I was worried that when the rains came, the Culver City Expo Line parking lot would be a sea of mud. And sure enough this morning, my shoes were covered in mud before I made…Continue
Added by Scupine on December 3, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Thanks to Culver City Times member Steven Ng for pointing out that the Exposition Construction Authority has originated an 'Invitation for Bids' for a contractor to…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 5, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
As one of the happy legion who take the Expo Line from Culver City to downtown Los Angeles, I have tried to be patient with the Culver City parking lot. I understand that the city has probably been reluctant to invest much money in improving the lot, since construction is supposedly eminent on a mixed-use development…Continue
According to LA County Supervisor Zev Yeroslavsky's blog, ridership on the Expo Line Phase I, which runs from Culver City to downtown Los Angeles, increased 55 percent over the last three months. The line had 497,449 boardings in July, compared to 320,627 in May. Ridership rose on…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 20, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Watch this fun video made by Billy Vasquez, who blogs as the 99 Cent Chef, about the new food options that are available to Culver Citizens now that the Expo Line extends to our town.
Added by Scupine on July 5, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Here's a video I took today of an Expo Line train making its way to the Culver City Expo Line Station. It's a day for celebration for Culver City. And back:
Here's some pictures of the new station:…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 20, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments
The day has finally arrived. The Expo Line's Culver City Station will open this Wednesday, June 20, at noon. Expo rides will be free that day for those getting on at Culver City.…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 5, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
Reads the commentary: "On May 8th 2012 This is Raw UN-Edited Video of a Expo Test Train under its own power La Cienega to Culver City Station. This video was made with the Help of Metro staff."
Some stills from the video:…Continue
What do you think of the design of the stations on the new Expo Line, open now to La Cienega and scheduled to come to Culver City at the end of June? In an article both grumpy and trenchant, the…Continue
The Expo Line opened to LaCienega Boulevard over the weekend, with much well-deserved fanfare and excitement. The Culver City station is expected to open over the summer, but in the meantime, there are 476 free parking spaces at the La Cienega Station, and the city…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 30, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments