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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

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Century Crunch Project Finishes Ahead Of Schedule

The Century Crunch bridge demolition project wrapped up ahead of schedule Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/28/2014

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Garcetti Praises Plans For Construction Of LAX Light-Rail Station

Mayor Eric Garcetti Friday announced a new light rail station at Los Angeles International Airport that will eventually take travelers directly into the airport.

06/27/2014

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Garcetti Talks LAX People-Mover, Tougher DWP Oversight On ‘Ask The Mayor’

Public transit to LAX and improved oversight for the Department of Water and Power (DWP) will be two of the top priorities for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

01/29/2014

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Travelers Blast Metro Board For Not Endorsing Direct Rail Line To LAX

The Metro Board of Supervisors voted Thursday not to build a light rail line directly into Los Angeles International Airport.

01/23/2014

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Metro Breaks Ground On New Crenshaw Corridor Light Rail

A ground breaking ceremony was held Tuesday morning for a new light rail line that will serve the Crenshaw corridor, including LAX.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/21/2014

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Road Closures Scheduled In Downtown Santa Monica For Expo Light Rail Construction

There will be road closures in downtown Santa Monica as part of phase 2 of the Expo Line, extending light rail service from Culver City to the coast.

01/18/2014

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Study: LA Residents More Willing To Use Light Rail, Subway

A new study suggests that residents in famously car-obsessed Los Angeles may be willing to rely more on subways and light rail.

12/16/2013

Metro Cracks Down On Fare Jumpers With New TAP Cards

Metro announced Wednesday a new policy requiring commuters who board Metro trains to use TAP cards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2013

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Expo Line Construction Shuts Down Lanes In Santa Monica

Residents and commuters on the Westside faced prolonged traffic delays Tuesday as new construction on the Expo light rail line got underway.

02/19/2013

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Officials: Halt To Expo Line Expansion Could Cost 4,000 Jobs

City and county officials spoke out on Monday against a group of homeowners who want to stop all construction on the Expo Line project.

10/22/2012

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Residents Along Crenshaw-LAX Corrider Expected To Contend For Light Rail Jobs

The .5-miles light rail project will provide jobs to residents from Lamert Park, Hyde Park, Baldwin Hills, Inglewood, and Westchester.

06/04/2012

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Expo Line Running From Downtown LA To Culver City To Debut In April

For many Angelenos, the opening of the first phase of the Exposition Line has been a long time coming.

03/23/2012

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FTA Approves $1.7B Light Rail Expansion Project

The MTA is getting a green light for a light rail line expansion along Crenshaw Boulevard. The Federal Transit Administration has given final approval for the $1.7 billion project.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/05/2012

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Construction Begins On Next Phase Of Expo Line Project

Construction begins Monday on the next phase of the Expo Line project, which will extend light rail service from Culver City to Santa Monica.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2011

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