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Pellet Gun Possibly Used To Shatter Windows Of 2 Metro Buses In South L.A.

Authorities say the windows of two Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses were shattered, possibly by a pellet gun, in South Los Angeles.


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LA Subway Riders Can Now Access Wi-Fi, Cell Phone Service

The Los Angeles subway system will soon get Wi-Fi and cellular phone service, enabling passengers to make and receive calls and surf the Internet while underground.


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Elderly Man’s Alleged Beating By MTA Bus Driver Caught On Video

A jury in Long Beach is deliberating a verdict in the case of an alleged beating of an elderly wheelchair-bound man by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver more than three years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2013

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Caught On Video: Elderly Man Threatened By Irate Passenger On Metro Bus

Authorities are trying to track down a man who threatened an elderly passenger on a Los Angeles Metro bus Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/28/2013

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CBS2 Investigation: LA Agencies, Officials Get A Free Ride Through Toll Lanes On 10, 110 Freeways

City, county and federal agencies, along with some elected officials, are getting a free ride through new toll lanes on the 10 and 110 freeways in Los Angeles, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2013

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LA Supervisors Approve Transit Tax Extension On Fall Ballot

The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors Tuesday agreed to put a proposed 30-year sales tax extension for transportation projects on the November ballot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2012

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Metro Approves ‘Subway To The Sea’ Tunnel Under Beverly Hills High School

The vote comes despite fears that Metro’s intended tunnel would be dangerous for students and interfere with plans to renovate the BHHS campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/24/2012

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Metro Board To Face Off With Beverly Hills Officials Over ‘Subway To The Sea’ Expansion

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors will hold a meeting Thursday, at the request of Beverly Hills city and school officials, to review their objections to a subway tunnel under Beverly
Hills High School that would allow trains to reach Century City.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/17/2012


Metro Board Approves Plans For First Phase Of Westide Subway Extension

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors Thursday approved plans for the first phase of a $5.6 billion extension of the Purple Line subway toward the westside, but delayed action on the next two segments so it can consider objections to a tunnel under Beverly Hills High School.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2012

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Power Outage Causes Blue Line Train Delays

A problem with the electrical system that powers Metro Blue Line trains caused headaches for morning commuters Thursday, and delays of up to 30 minutes were anticipated for evening commuters as crews worked to handle repairs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/23/2012

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Man Facing Criminal Charges For ‘Suspicious’ Bag On Bus

A 62-year-old man, whose suitcase triggered a bomb scare on a Metro bus, was facing possible criminal charges on this 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.


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Metro To Host Live Internet Chat Wednesday About 405 Closure

Metro officials will host an hour-long web chat Wednesday to provide motorists with information on how to cope with the 53-hour closure of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2011

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LA, Beijing To Exchange Ideas On Solving Traffic Tie-Ups

Two cities notorious for their choked roads are teaming up to share ideas on how to better manage traffic.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/25/2010

Public transit officials say planned bus service cuts will target Los Angeles County low-ridership routes.

LA County Prepares For Bus Service Cuts

Public transit officials say planned bus service cuts will target Los Angeles County low-ridership routes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2010