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Linda Rose was commuting home from UCLA through the Sepulveda Pass in December 2011 when she noticed that several panels of a tall retaining wall just west of the 405 Freeway had crumpled. "It was like it was there the day before, and it wasn't there...
To the cyclists among us: Happy Bike Week. Monday marks the start of Bike Week L.A., an annual slate of events that celebrates bicycle culture and encourages Angelenos to use their pedals more. This week's activities, put on by the Los Angeles...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Transportation, Bike Week
Re "MTA vote seals the deal for Leimert Park light-rail stop," May 24 Hurray for the people of Leimert Park for getting a stop on the planned Crenshaw light-rail line — and for those of Chinatown, Little Tokyo and Mariachi Plaza, who previously...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Thursday approved exclusive negotiation rights for a mixed-use commercial and affordable-housing complex next to the Metro Gold Line tracks in Boyle Heights. The Metro board voted 10-1 to...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has cobbled together $40 million to build either an underpass or overpass that would improve safety conditions at one of the most dangerous railroad crossings along the Glendale-Los Angeles...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has formally acknowledged the completion of the widening of the Sepulveda Pass on the 405 Freeway will be delayed at least 13 months. Projected date for completion is now mid-2014. A variety...
Tags: PayPal, Inc., Hybrid Vehicles, SpaceX
Re "Bullet train bid rules altered," April 19 Thanks to The Times for letting us know that a troubled bid led by Sylmar-based Tutor Perini might win the contract to build the first phase of California's high-speed rail system against much more...
Tags: Spain, Railway Transportation
Just as Los Angeles County transportation officials embark on an environmental study of options for closing the freeway gap between Alhambra and Pasadena, the lobbying group that supports the controversial tunnel option finds itself trying to regain its...
Tags: Politics, Lobbying, Highway Transportation
The setting was beautiful: a hill high above the intersection of the Santa Monica (10) and Long Beach (710) freeways, with panoramic views of downtown L.A. and much of the San Gabriel Valley, even on this dark and misty Thursday night. But the scene...
Tags: Elections, Politics, Local Government, Democracy, Voting
L.A. NOWBlue Line and Expo Line tracks were closed near downtown Los Angeles after a train got tangled with an overhead wire, causing a power outage....
Re "Broken civic promise," Critic's Notebook, March 3 I was glad to read Christopher Hawthorne's piece on Los Angeles' missed opportunities, miscalculations and wrong choices regarding the creation of our public spaces and public transit systems....
The half-cent sales tax increase proposal on the March 5 ballot known as Proposition A has been around for a long time in many guises, sometimes as a county tax, sometimes a city tax. Threats and reasons offered by Los Angeles city officials have...
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