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  • Letter: Rail crossing fix is mixed up with dollars

    Letter: Rail crossing fix is mixed up with dollars
    My wife and I attended one of the meetings on Dec. 11 regarding the Doran Street railroad crossing, and it seems that the contractor, HNTB, is making this much more complicated than it needs to be. The stated problem is that the Doran crossing is unsafe, so why is the Broadway/Brazil crossing even being considered, given that it has just been upgraded? It seems that if the bullet train were taken off the table, this would become a simple project with a simple solution. Accommodating the bullet train makes this much more complicated.
  • Options for rail crossings are met with skepticism

    Options for rail crossings are met with skepticism
    Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials were met with consternation on Tuesday from business owners and residents concerned about future work at two railroad crossings at the Glendale-Los Angeles border. Metro held two community meetings, one in...

    News-Press Editorial: An idea that may travel well

    As we reported this week, a proposal was given a tentative green light by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board that shows promise toward easing traffic while closing a gap in transit options for travelers who need to make their way to Burbank...

    Pasadena light rail plans pose alternative to 710 extension

    Glendale officials are watching with anticipation as something unfolds in the city of Pasadena that could affect the outcome of the controversial 710 Freeway extension. Not content to wait until February to hear and respond to the results of an...

    Metrolink sees continued drop in ridership

    Metrolink sees continued drop in ridership
    Sean Robb of Valencia regularly took Metrolink to and from work in Glendale until the trains increasingly fell behind schedule. It became so bad, Robb called the line "Metro-Late." He now drives to the office. Levi Gelineau, an insurance salesman,...