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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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Construction On Second Phase Of Westside Light Rail Line Set To Begin

The first phase of the line, which will run from downtown Los Angeles to Culver City, is expected to open later this year.

09/12/2011

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Man In Stable Condition After Pasadena Light Rail Stabbing

A man, who was stabbed after a fight broke out on a light rail train passing through Pasadena on Friday night, is listed in critical but stable condition.

08/28/2011

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Study: LA Subway Air Up To Twice As Dirty As Light Rail System

A new study shows commuters on the Red Line subway may be exposed to up to twice as many hazardous air pollutants as commuters on the Gold Line light rail system.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/28/2011

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