After a very irksome—don’t get us wrong, we understood why they were doing and understand the need for it but…—30-day closure of the Blue Line in ...On January 16, 2015 / By Brian Addison
In a bold set of appointments to the Long Beach Transit (LBT) Board of Directors, Mayor Robert Garcia brought forth four strong, progressive women to serve on the ...On October 9, 2014 / By Brian Addison
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After a tumultuous attempt at procuring a mini-fleet of electric, zero-emission buses (ZEBs), which ultimately resulted in failure, Long Beach Transit (LBT) has restarted the Request ...On September 24, 2014 / By Brian Addison
To prepare for the $1.2B overhaul of the Blue Line, Metro will institute a 30-day closure of four major stations in Downtown Long Beach: Downtown Long ...On August 23, 2014 / By Brian Addison
The popular belief that Los Angeles transit is horrific is slowly becoming a myth: shortly after scoring $670M from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) this February, ...On May 21, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Local Angelinos and Long Beachers alike rejoiced at the recent announcement that Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will provide $670M towards the long-awaited underground Regional Connector light rail that ...On February 21, 2014 / By Brian Addison
After nearly a quarter of a century in operation, Los Angeles County’s oldest and most popular light-rail line—Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)’s Blue Line—will see a six-year, $1.2B overhaul.
The ...On January 29, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Like sand through the hourglass…
In an attempt to create some form of damage control, BYD Motors brought on a crisis management lawyer by the name of ...On December 17, 2013 / By Brian Addison
The BYD Motors drama is quickly becoming the novela of the transit community in Southern California, as the bus manufacturer—via Long Beach Transit (LBT)’s Rolando Cruz—is expected to delay the ...On December 14, 2013 / By Brian Addison