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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.



LA To Receive $2.1 Billion To Extend Subway Into Beverly Hills

Federal transportation officials are promising another big dose of cash to help expand Los Angeles’ growing public transit network — this time, $2.1 billion in grants and loans to extend a subway line into Beverly Hills.


A construction worker moves a piece of concrete with a crane as work continues on the first phase of the Exposition Light Rail Transit Line (Expo Line) that will connect downtown Los Angeles and Culver City on July 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. The light rail Expo Line will travel along the Exposition railroad right-of-way and run approximately 8.6 miles in length in an attempt to relieve the heavily congested Interstate 10 freeway. The state of California has been given over 3.7 billion in stimulus to address transportation and infrastructure problems. It's estimated that approximately $100 billion is needed to address current bridge deficiencies in the U.S. and of the $48 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funding designated to the DOT, $27.6 billion, or 57 percent, has gone so far for highway and bridge infrastructure projects. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

State Supreme Court Rejects Halt On Expo Line Rail From Culver City To Santa Monica

A bid by Westside homeowners’ groups to halt construction of the second phase of the Expo Line light rail from Culver City to Santa Monica has been rejected by the state Supreme Court, who ruled that the environmental impact report on the project was sufficient.


Public Transportation Use Hits Record Levels During ‘Carmageddon’

Riders hopped aboard regional Metrolink trains at record levels during the closure of a stretch of the 405 Freeway, according to transit officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2011


Metro Offering Free Subway Rides During 405 Closure

Passengers taking the Red Line subway under the Hollywood Hills will be able to ride free for one weekend this summer during the 405 Freeway closure, Metro officials announced Saturday.


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Metro’s Dodger Express Is Back Starting Monday

Starting on March 28th, and continuing through the entire season, the service will provide a vast network of buses and trains coming into Union Station, including additional late-night service on three of its popular lines.