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NB 405 Lanes Through West LA To Be Closed Wednesday Through Saturday

Metro will close a small portion of the northbound 405 Freeway in West LA during early morning hours for the next several days.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

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SB 405 Freeway To Close Overnight This Weekend

The closure will take place Saturday from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. and Sunday from midnight to 6 a.m. Monday from Getty Center Drive to Santa Monica Boulevard, Metro said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/11/2014

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Dodgers Aim To Improve Vehicle, Pedestrian Access To Dodger Stadium In 2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers will focus on improving vehicular and pedestrian access to the team’s stadium for the 2014 season, officials announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2014

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KNX 1070 Driven To Gridlock: Metro CEO Art Leahy

One key to easing Southern California’s traffic congestion is mass transit.

03/27/2014

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Ex-Attorney Gets 10 Years For Bilking LA Metro

A disbarred attorney has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing more than $3 million from his clients, including the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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Survey: More Californians Choosing To Leave Their Cars At Home

LA’s freeways don’t seem to be less packed from day to day, but a study has found that more Californians are actually choosing to walk, bike or take public transportation.

03/14/2014

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Freeway, Road Closures Planned For 405 Freeway, Sepulveda This Weekend

Overnight closures in the West Los Angeles area will make driving this weekend a bit more complicated.

03/14/2014

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Closures Planned For I-405 Freeway This Week Through Sepulveda Pass

Metro will institute two separate overnight closures of the the I-405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass this week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

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Blind Man, 47, Stumbles Onto Subway Tracks And Survives Being Run Over By Metro Train

A 47-year-old blind man accidentally walked off a Metro Red Line platform Thursday afternoon into the path of an oncoming train, according to authorities.

03/06/2014

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Sepulveda Boulevard To Be Closed Overnights This Week For Curb Work

A portion of Sepulveda Boulevard will be closed overnights between Monday and Friday for curb and gutter work, Metro officials said.

03/03/2014

Officials say the 45-foot-long Mobile Command Center is is designed for both catastrophic as well as general deployments. (Photo courtesy Metro.net)

Metro Debuts $1M Mobile Unit For Emergency, Large Event Operations

Transportation officials Thursday debuted a new state-of-the-art mobile command post designed to help keep bus and rail operations running smoothly in the event of an emergency.

02/27/2014

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Metro To Provide WiFi, Cellular Service To Subway Riders

Riders along the Metro subway trains in Los Angeles may soon have access to WiFi and
cellular service, according to county officials.

02/24/2014

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Feds To Give LA $670M In Grant Money To Connect LA Trains

Federal transit officials Thursday will announce a $670 million construction grant to build a light rail transit line that will connect three other rail lines in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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‘Jamzilla’ Paving Project Through Sepulveda Pass Ends On Schedule

Crews wrapped up an 80-hour closure of the northbound 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2014

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Drivers, Beware: ‘Jamzilla’ Shutdown Begins On 405 Freeway

Ramp and lane closures expected to last until early Tuesday began late Friday night on Interstate 405 as the Los Angeles region undergoes another major freeway shutdown with a frightening nickname.

02/15/2014

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