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Welcome, How-to, Sign-up to use, Rules

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20 140 Account approvals
by Account approvals
Jul 31, 2018 8:28:25 GMT -8
No New Posts Meetings and Activities

Upcoming meetings and activities of The Transit Coalition and the "Friends of..." groups

Moderators: Transit Coalition, Bart Reed

65 126 Meeting: Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 6 p.m.
by Transit Coalition
Jan 11, 2016 11:15:44 GMT -8
No New Posts In The News

Hot-button issues worth talking about

Moderator: Transit Coalition

90 821 LA 2024 Olympics bid and its effect on transit
by numble
Nov 30, 2018 16:38:01 GMT -8

Rail Transit

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No New Posts Metro's Crenshaw/LAX Corridor - LA's Second North-South Rail Corridor

Project currently under construction, expected opening in 2020. Information regarding the Crenshaw/LAX Corridor from the Green Line to Exposition Blvd and its continuation north to the Purple and Red Lines.

Moderators: Transit Coalition, JerardWright

22 1,981 CRENSHAW LINE Project Developments
by culvercitylocke
Dec 13, 2018 13:29:51 GMT -8
No New Posts Metro's Regional Connector - Downtown's Second Subway

Project under construction, expected opening 2021. The Regional Connector will link the most successful light rail lines in the nation (Blue, Expo, Gold) together through the Downtown LA CBD

Moderator: Transit Coalition

20 1,775 Metro Regional Connector Project Developments
by metrocenter
Nov 21, 2018 13:35:47 GMT -8
No New Posts Metro's Sepulveda Pass & ESFV Transit Corridors (aka Valley-Westside Rail)

Currently under environmental review. Discussion of possible project alternatives, alignments, technologies, and timelines for the Metro Measure R & M "San Fernando Valley I-405 Corridor Connection," also known as the "Sepulveda Pass Transit Corridor."

Moderators: Transit Coalition, regen, JerardWright

Sub-boards: Metro Sepulveda Pass Transit Corridor, Metro East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor

18 1,051 Measure R Planning - Valley-Westside Rail Tunnel
by culvercitylocke
Dec 10, 2018 15:38:24 GMT -8
No New Posts Metro's West Santa Ana Branch Corridor (Eco Rapid)

Currently under environmental review. Discussion on the Lynwood-Santa Ana ROW, funded under Measures R & M, that will run from Artesia/Cerritos to Downtown LA by 2028.

Moderators: JerardWright, Transit Coalition

2 418 West Santa Ana Transit Corridor
by fissure
Dec 2, 2018 17:34:50 GMT -8
No New Posts Metro Blue Line - Los Angeles to Long Beach - 1 Viewing

Opened in 1990, L.A.'s return to rail transit: Operational and service issues

Moderator: Transit Coalition

43 1,191 Metro explores Blue Line speed upgrades, express service
by metrocenter
Dec 6, 2018 8:52:56 GMT -8
No New Posts Metro Red and Purple Lines - All branches and extensions

L.A.'s first heavy rail subway, Opened in 1993: Political changes, ridership, service issues, extensions, the "Subway to the Sea", and other developments (www.Friends4TheRedLine.com)

Moderator: Transit Coalition

Sub-boards: Metro Red Line - LA/Union Station to North Hollywood, Metro Purple Line - LA/Union Station to Wilshire/Western and eventually to Westwood

88 3,350 Purple line extension construction update thread
by culvercitylocke
Dec 6, 2018 15:09:46 GMT -8
No New Posts Metro Green Line - All branches and extensions

First opened in 1995 from Redondo Beach to Norwalk; History, features, service issues, extensions and developments on the freeway line that goes from nowhere to nowhere

Moderator: Transit Coalition

Sub-boards: Metro Green Line - Redondo Beach to Norwalk, Metro Green Line - South Bay Extension, Airport Metro Connector

26 669 South Bay Green Line Extension - DEIR Process
by numble
Sept 13, 2018 18:35:51 GMT -8
No New Posts Metro Gold Line - All branches and extensions

First opened in 2003; Current information, service issues, and other developments on L.A.'s light rail line serving the SG Valley and Eastside.

Sub-boards: Metro Gold Line - Los Angeles to Pasadena, Metro Gold Line - Eastside Extension, Metro Gold Line - Foothill Extension

58 3,648 Foothill Extension Phase 2B
by bzcat
Dec 7, 2018 16:17:31 GMT -8
No New Posts Metro Expo Line - Los Angeles to Santa Monica

First opened in 2012, completed in 2016. Questions, news and views about the history and operations of the Expo Rail & Bike Corridor from LA to Santa Monica (www.Friends4Expo.org)

Moderator: Transit Coalition

88 16,087 Expo Line news
by expo
Jul 13, 2018 15:38:50 GMT -8
No New Posts Harbor Subdivision Line - Los Angeles to South Bay via LAX

News, views, and information on the rail line that will directly connect LA Union Station to LAX and the South Bay area.

3 153 Harbor Sub is cut.
by usmc1401
Aug 24, 2018 15:15:01 GMT -8
No New Posts Metrolink - Southern California Regional Rail

Developments in the multi-county rail system that links the Southland including the aim to increase Metrolink train frequencies in the Southland to 30 minutes between trains, including late at night and weekends! (www.metrolinkmax.com)

Moderator: Transit Coalition

69 988 Metrolink News/Alerts
by mattapoisett
Oct 16, 2018 9:54:46 GMT -8
No New Posts San Diego Rail Transit - The Sprinter, Coaster, and Trolley

Talk about the San Diego Trolley, the Sprinter, the Coaster and other transit projects down south.

Moderator: Transit Coalition

8 121 Delays of 15-30 min on eastbound Sprinter trains today?
by pithecanthropus
Dec 15, 2015 22:49:19 GMT -8
No New Posts Pacific Electric Railway Red Cars & The L.A. Railway Yellow Cars- Past, Present and Future

History, memories, news, information on our former rail transit systems and efforts to recreate them.

Moderator: Transit Coalition

27 304 Los Angeles Street Car Proposal
by joquitter
Dec 3, 2018 9:04:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Angels Flight and All That Fun(icular) Stuff

News and updates on the old and current Angels Flight, plus other funicular systems in Los Angeles and elsewhere

Moderator: Transit Coalition

6 55 Angels Flight Railway to reopen
by tramfan
Sept 6, 2017 12:56:47 GMT -8
No New Posts Maglev & Monorail - Technology Pipedreamers Hype

Monorail and MAGnetic LEVitation may come to a transportation corridor near you (or not!)

Moderator: Transit Coalition

17 116 A fairly thorough discussion of Monorail in Japan.
by mattapoisett
Nov 27, 2017 23:23:13 GMT -8
No New Posts The Dream - Proposed New Rail Lines

Ideas that are not part of Metro or Metrolink long-range plans and are not extensions or spurs from existing lines.

Moderator: Transit Coalition

Sub-board: Metro - Silver Lake to El Monte

61 973 The Get LA Moving Plan (Presentation Today)
by Philip
Nov 17, 2017 8:13:52 GMT -8
No New Posts Other Rail Projects - OCTA CenterLine and Others

Latest news and developments about other officially discussed urban rail projects in Orange County and Southern California (www.railadvocates.org)

Moderator: Transit Coalition

8 104 Yellow Line deleted off wikipedia.
by Philip
Feb 20, 2015 15:00:12 GMT -8
No New Posts Subway and Rail Lines Across the Nation and Around the World

Stories, features & comments about rail service outside the Golden State (not pertaining to Amtrak): NYC, Chicago, London, Tokyo, Mexico, Paris and all points in between

Moderator: Transit Coalition

64 307 Seattle Transit
by cygnip2p
Jul 29, 2016 12:06:52 GMT -8

Bus Transit and Road Transportation

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No New Posts Bus Rapid Transit & Metro Rapid Bus - Enhanced Bus Transit

The fast-expanding Metro Rapid bus system and other Southern California BRT-Bus Only Lane projects promise to bring a speedy and immediate alternative to slow rides across the region (Metro Rapid & BRT).

Moderator: Transit Coalition

Sub-boards: Metro Orange Line - North Hollywood to Chatsworth, Metro Silver Line - Harbor Transitway Section - Los Angeles to San Pedro via the Harbor Freeway, Metro Silver Line - El Monte Busway & Foothill Transit - Los Angeles to El Monte and Beyond, CNG Articulated & Double Deck Buses

71 1,037 North SFV E-W BRT
by TransportationZ
Oct 21, 2018 15:32:54 GMT -8
No New Posts Metro Bus - L.A.'s Bus System

Ridership, challenges, route changes, improvements and other details regarding Metro Local and Express bus services

Moderator: Transit Coalition

68 414 Metro bus service blueprint
by jeisenbe
Oct 26, 2017 22:52:39 GMT -8
No New Posts Municipal Bus Systems in Los Angeles County

Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, Culver City Transit, Glendale Beeline, Torrance Transit, Gardena Transit, Santa Clarita Transit and more

Moderator: Transit Coalition

49 176 BBB Crenshaw Line service proposal
by fissure
Aug 24, 2018 9:26:03 GMT -8
No New Posts HOT and HOV Lanes

Discussion on pay-as-you-go exclusive lanes, as well as carpool lanes.

3 29 621-Mile ExpressLanes Strategic Plan
by numble
Aug 13, 2018 18:20:25 GMT -8
No New Posts Bikeways - Los Angeles Bike System Developments

Commentary and details about bikeways in Los Angeles, the U.S. & the world

Moderator: Transit Coalition

10 33 Los Angeles City Bike Plan
by Alexis Kasperavičius
Oct 19, 2012 6:27:16 GMT -8
No New Posts Metro Angels - The Carpool Forum!

Maximize the capacity of your car - rideshare! Use this forum to make posts if you want to look for carpool partners or are offering to rideshare.

Moderator: Transit Coalition

1 6 Satisfying Federal Standards
by jejozwik
Aug 27, 2008 15:00:04 GMT -8
No New Posts Private Vehicle Transportation - The Southern California Freeway System

Discussion related to cars and trucks: New highways, road development, problems and improvements, hybrid and electric powered vehicles, Caltrans news, and hidden car, fuel and parking costs

Moderator: Transit Coalition

36 198 Boring Company proposals
by exporider
Aug 17, 2018 11:26:08 GMT -8
No New Posts A Better Inland Empire

The Transit Coalition's A Better Inland Empire project is dedicated to advocate for the development of a safe, fast, cost effective and environmentally sound multi-modal transportation network all around the Inland Empire and connecting regions powered by productive public transit agencies and a robust private market: A Better Inland Empire

Moderator: Transit Coalition

11 57 Redlands Rail
by matthewb
Sept 4, 2016 3:20:11 GMT -8
No New Posts Bus Systems in Southern California and Elsewhere

OCTA, OMNItrans, Ventura County, NCTD, San Diego MTS, plus discussion on private and intercity bus service

Moderator: Transit Coalition

35 207 A story on Mexico City's Metrobús Rapid Transit
by mattapoisett
Nov 22, 2018 7:18:20 GMT -8

Train Riders' Association of California (TRAC) -- Statewide Rail Issues

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No New Posts TRAC Contact Information

Contact information for Train Riders' Association of California

1 1 TRAC Contact Info
by Transit Coalition
Jan 14, 2011 10:28:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Amtrak California & LOSSAN - Statewide Intercity Rail

Pacific Surfliner, San Joaquins and Capitol Corridor service, future Coast Daylight service, San Luis Obispo-Los Angeles-San Diego corridor issues and rail developments across the state

33 332 Union Station Run-Through
by cygnip2p
Dec 5, 2018 17:00:48 GMT -8
No New Posts High Speed Rail - California and Elsewhere

Steel wheels on steel rails: California High Speed Rail Authority & national developments

Moderator: Transit Coalition

33 614 Current updates on CA High-Speed Rail News
by culvercitylocke
Dec 11, 2018 15:29:27 GMT -8
No New Posts Bay Area Commuter Rail Transit

Talk about SMART, CalTrain, ACE and other transit projects up north.

2 2 Caltrain Electrification (2019)
by rubbertoe
Mar 20, 2014 6:59:15 GMT -8
No New Posts Bay Area Urban Rail Transit

Talk about BART, MUNI, VTA Light Rail.

Moderator: Transit Coalition

35 77 SF Muni wants to Extend 3rd Street to Chinatown
by culvercitylocke
Apr 5, 2018 9:30:14 GMT -8
No New Posts Amtrak National Network & the Northeast Corridor

National passenger rail, long-distance service, and other state corridors: Funding issues, improvements, future services and challenges

14 36 NPR- America's Romance with Rails may rise
by Alexis Kasperavičius
Nov 16, 2010 17:52:57 GMT -8
No New Posts Coast Starlight Communities Network

Discussion on the Los Angeles-Seattle daily Amtrak service.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts TRAC Feedback

Share your opinions on California Rail News items and discuss how we can do our work better.

5 10 CSHRA considering tunnel under San Gabriel Mountains
by Crayz9000_guest
Jul 31, 2014 11:02:18 GMT -8

Other Transportation

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No New Posts Airlines & Airports - Movement of Goods & People

Airlines, freight & airports in Southern California: Expansion, regionalization efforts, FlyAway service, transit access and other issues

Moderator: Transit Coalition

13 56 Airplane-stall crashes: Asiana 241, Turkish 1951, and more
by Gokhan
Jul 9, 2013 17:32:10 GMT -8
No New Posts Alameda Corridor South & East - Heavy Freight Rail

Details, comments and information about these two complimentary projects

Moderator: Transit Coalition

3 19 ACE project
by jejozwik
Aug 26, 2010 9:53:56 GMT -8
No New Posts Space Exploration - Off the Earth and Under the Sea

Beyond the realm of urban transit: The next frontiers

Moderator: Transit Coalition

4 11 Space Disaster on NASA Shuttle Columbia (2003)
by Gokhan
Jun 1, 2016 14:20:50 GMT -8

Policy and Politics

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No New Posts Transit Activism - Get Involved!

Exposing the transportation-related problems of the day and how you can help solve them!

Moderators: Bart Reed, Frank Boothe

3 12 LACTFC: Major Conference: 01/10/08
by Transit Coalition
Jan 5, 2008 12:29:46 GMT -8
No New Posts Metro - Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

News and discussion on Metro's administration, management, politics and system-wide activities.

Moderator: Transit Coalition

41 758 Metro Rail Line Name Change
by culvercitylocke
Nov 9, 2018 16:29:50 GMT -8
No New Posts Inland Empire - Transit Talking Points

Commentary on Inland Empire transportation events from The Transit Coalition's A Better Inland Empire project.

Moderators: Transit Coalition, nickv

20 41 Seeking freedom in Moreno Valley
by nickv
Nov 25, 2013 11:41:18 GMT -8
No New Posts General Transportation News, Trends and Issues

News on general transportation trends, funding and innovations, on the local, state, national and international level.

Moderator: Transit Coalition

25 191 Meanwhile in Tokyo, A train leaves 20second early
by mattapoisett
Nov 16, 2017 12:02:26 GMT -8
No New Posts Transit Oriented Development - Smart Growth

How development can reshape and bolster the city

Moderator: Transit Coalition

23 148 Population Density and Job Density
by matthewb
Nov 29, 2012 11:29:58 GMT -8
No New Posts BRU: The Bus Riders Union - Truth or Not

Fact and fiction: Complete coverage of the BRU & The Consent Decree (www.BRUtruth.com)

Moderator: Transit Coalition

25 141 Stop dissing BRU
by johanragle
Aug 12, 2016 12:30:33 GMT -8
No New Posts Rail Critics - Opinions & Points of View

Information, background and arguments against rail development and improvements

Moderator: Transit Coalition

8 38 Weakest Metrolink
by joequality
Nov 17, 2008 21:22:06 GMT -8
No New Posts Transit Fares and Fare Collection Systems

Smart Cards, Magnetic Strips, Cash & Other Fare Media

Moderator: Transit Coalition

23 335 End of EZ Pass stickers
by mattapoisett
Jul 7, 2015 10:16:45 GMT -8
No New Posts Transit Customer Service & Pedestrian Amenities

Issues that make transit easier or more difficult to utilize

Moderator: Transit Coalition

7 47 7th Street / Metro Center station retail
by LAofAnaheim
Jul 11, 2011 6:58:05 GMT -8

Forum Alerts, News, Feedback and Suggestions

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No New Posts Links and Other Resources

Recommended links to other sites of interest.

5 23 Android gets detailed transit directions!
by Gokhan
Aug 17, 2012 10:58:24 GMT -8
No New Posts Forum Tech Support

Need help on posting? Embedding links? Photos? Your forum-specific questions answered here!

Moderators: Transit Coalition, Elson

6 14 Testing New Taptalk app
by mattapoisett
Oct 9, 2015 21:55:34 GMT -8

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