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Pedestrian Tunnel Connecting Metro Red And Orange Lines Opens Today
A new tunnel connecting Metro’s Red and Orange lines will open today in North Hollywood, allowing pedestrians a safer, faster way to get across Lankershim Boulevard. The $22 million tunnel runs underground, linking the North Hollywood Red Line Station with the plaza of the Metro Orange Line Station, according to a release from the city of Los Angeles. This should enable Metro riders to shave off about four or five minutes when transferring, as they can avoid crossing busy Lankershim.
The project also added a station plaza area, escalators, elevators, TAP card vending machines and TAP fare gates. There is also new signage in the form of a "Metro Pin" that marks entry to the tunnel, according to Metro's The Source. Metro is hoping to use this same pin, designed by Sussman/Prejza and Co., in other new Metro projects as well.
A ribbon cutting will be held today at the North Hollywood Metro Orange Line Station at 11 a.m., and then the tunnel will be open for public use.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.