Please join the us for our 8th General Meeting of the year this Thursday, Feb 21 during U-hour 12-1 PM, in the Transportation Lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Bill Doran, P.E. as our guest speaker. He will be presenting on Metrolink’s PTC system, among other things. Free lunch from Buffalo Wild Wings will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis. You don’t want to miss out!
Work continues to proceed well on the “Iconic Bridge” for the Gold Line Foothill Extension that will bring the Gold Line from Pasadena to the Azusa/Glendora border. The photo above shows one of the supports for the bridge that will carry the tracks from the middle of the 210 freeway toward downtown Arcadia.
After the jump is a “year in review” piece by the Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the agency building the project that Metro will operate. The line is scheduled for completion in 2015 and is being paid for with the Measure R sales tax increase approved by Los Angeles County voters in 2008. Continue reading