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Infamous Intersection’s Signals Changed After Teen With Autism Fatally Struck By 2 Cars

A five-point intersection considered by many residents to be busy, confusing and dangerous, is seeing changes after a teenager with autism was struck and killed by two cars as he was walking to school.

11/12/2014

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Mayor Garcetti On Bogus Parking Tickets Exposed By CBS2 Report: ‘I Was Pissed’

City leaders sounded off Wednesday in reaction to a story in which CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein exposed that parking enforcers were issuing bogus parking tickets throughout LA County.

11/12/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: LA Parking Officers Caught Handing Out Bogus Tickets

CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein discovered that L.A. parking officers were giving out tickets, even though the area had been designated a relaxed parking route.

11/11/2014

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New Project Aims To Ease Congestion On 210 Freeway Through Pasadena

Caltrans and the Department of Transportation are launching a new project designed to ease congestion on the 210 Freeway through Pasadena.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled Cars

One day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they’ve done on the recalled vehicles.

05/09/2014

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (credit: CBS)

DOT Union Members Lobby City Council For GM’s Lay Off

The Department of Transportation’s Jaime de la Vega is among the general managers still witing to find out if they’ll get to keep their jobs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/16/2013

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3 Arrested After LADOT Officer Attacked Near Dodger Stadium

Investigators say officers were directing traffic at an intersection outside the venue when a group of six tagged a DOT vehicle and got into an altercation with an officer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/11/2013

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FAA: Control Towers At Small Airports To Remain Open

Airport traffic control towers in Riverside will remain operational, after being targeted for closure because of federal budget cuts.

05/10/2013

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Goldstein Investigation Finds Fully-Able People Using Handicapped Placards To Park Free

Police in downtown Los Angeles are cracking down on parking meter cheats. Specifically they’re targeting people who illegally use disability placards to get away with free parking.

06/22/2012

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Spirit Airlines Adding ‘Unintended Consequences Fee’

Spirit Airlines says a new federal regulation aimed at protecting consumers is forcing it to charge passengers an additional $2 for a ticket.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/02/2012

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Drivers Who Know How To Work System Make Parking Tickets Disappear

The city Department of Transportation has a special “gold card desk” for the mayor and City Council members to call about reviewing parking tickets on behalf of constituents, according to an audit released Thursday by City Controller Wendy Greuel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2011

Bullet Train

California Gets More Than $300M For High-Speed Rail System

Amtrak and rail projects in 15 states are being awarded the $2 billion that Florida lost after the governor canceled plans for high-speed train service, the Department of Transportation said Monday.

05/09/2011

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2 On-Duty Traffic Officers Accused Of Appearing In Porn Video

Two traffic officers were caught on video and are now accused of appearing in a porn video while on duty.

04/30/2011

We uncovered thousands of unpaid parking tickets issued to personal cars of police officers and other law enforcement personnel.

Controller: LADOT Fails To Enforce Millions In Parking Violations

The city Department of Transportation has failed to collect an estimated $5.4 million in unpaid parking tickets by not aggressively pursuing ticket “scofflaws,” according to a city controller’s audit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2011

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DOT Announces New Airline Passenger Protection Rules

Airlines will soon be required to refund bag fees if they lose luggage, and they’ll pay travelers more for bumping them from a flight.

04/20/2011

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