It had to happen. It’s buried in Daily News staffer Lisa Mascaro subway story, but somebody finally crashed into an Orange Line bus: The Orange Line had its first collision just before 4 p.m. Thursday when a northbound motorist driving on a suspended license ran a red light at Vesper Avenue and hit an eastbound … Continue reading First Orange Line crash
I reviewed the new Rod Stewart standards disc in today’s Daily News. The key in evaluating these kinds of records — wildly popular, necessarily compromising — is to put yourself in the shoes of those (and there are many) who buy them. Here’s the lede: Guys like Stewart have all the luck. The crooner has … Continue reading The Rod report
So how to get there, or not? If you’re close to Van Nuys Boulevard, take the Metro Rapid and get a transfer — I’m gonna see how often THOSE buses come in the morning and evening. Continue reading Not everybody lives so close to the Orange Line
My paper, the Los Angeles Daily News, is doing a pretty good job of covering the Metro Orange Line, offering a daily countdown — “8 days to the Orange Line,” says today’s logo. Go here for all the stories.Today’s story is all about the motorists failing to stop for the new traffic lights on the … Continue reading Daily News and the Orange Line
I totally missed that Andrew from Here in Van Nuys was in the L.A. Times story right here: This is going to … join us again to greater metropolitan Los Angeles,” said Van Nuys resident Andrew Hurvitz, noting that the opening of the busway comes three years after the Valley tried to secede from Los … Continue reading Here in Van Nuys on the Orange Line
The L.A. Times’ Amanda Covarrubias weighs in with the following think piece on the Orange line: There’s the hopeful: “This is going to … join us again to greater metropolitan Los Angeles,” said Van Nuys resident Andrew Hurvitz, noting that the opening of the busway comes three years after the Valley tried to secede from … Continue reading Will the Orange Line work?
… is right here. Leave the Van Nuys station at 8:23 a.m., arrive at Warner Center at 8:52. That’s 29 minutes (and the buses come every 5 minutes during rush hours). Not bad. Give me 10 minutes each way to walk to and from the stop for a total commute of 49 minutes. Longer than … Continue reading The Metro Orange Line Schedule