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Pedestrian Killed On Metro Gold Line In Highland Park

A Metro Gold Line train struck and killed a pedestrian in the Highland Park area, officials said Monday.

04/13/2015

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Metro Pays Out Over $66,000 To Small Businesses Hurt By Rail Construction

Monday was payday – albeit bittersweet – for several small business owners along the Miracle Mile

04/06/2015

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Mayor Garcetti, Metro Board To Deliver First $65K To Businesses Impacted By Rail Expansion

The program was created by the Metro Board last year to provide financial assistance to “mom and pop” businesses located along the Crenshaw/LAX line, the Little Tokyo area of the Regional Connector and segment one of the Purple Line subway extension.

04/04/2015

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KNX On Your Corner: Light Rail Project

The city of Santa Ana is taking a page from the past as it launches a 21st century light rail project.

03/13/2015

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Metro Rail, Bus Lines To Operate Normally On President’s Day

Government offices, courts, schools, libraries, banks and post offices will be closed Monday for the Presidents Day holiday.

02/16/2015

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Cell Phone Service, WiFi At Metro Underground Stations To Debut In August

WiFi and cell phone service in underground Metro rail stations could make its debut later this year , according to officials.

01/19/2015

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Federal Ruling A Win For California’s Bullet Train

A federal agency that has jurisdiction over California’s bullet train says it has the authority to pre-empt state environmental law, creating uncertainty for numerous lawsuits fighting the project.

12/15/2014

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California To Break Ground On Bullet-Train In January

The authority didn’t say where in Fresno the January 6 groundbreaking ceremony announced Friday will be held.

12/12/2014

This rendering shows the design of the future Regional Connector station at 2nd St. and Hope in downtown LA. (Photo courtesy Metro)

Construction Gets Underway On $1.4B Light Rail Regional Connector

Metro passengers will eventually use the connector to take a single trip to reach far-flung suburbs from Azusa to Long Beach, according to officials.

09/30/2014

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Metro Plan Would Link Light Rail Systems In San Fernando, San Gabriel Valleys

Metro officials were scheduled Thursday to vote on a proposal for a light rail system that would connect the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys.

07/24/2014

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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.

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Environmental Group Threatens Lawsuit After City Council OKs Rail Yard

An environmental advocacy group threatened to file a lawsuit Thursday following a City Council vote to approve a new rail yard for the Port of Los Angeles.

05/09/2013

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Critics Warn Of Increased Pollution If Rail Yard Built Near Port Of LA

A vote by port officials Thursday could clear the way for a $500 million railway project at the Port of Los Angeles.

03/07/2013

Ontario To LA In 20 Minutes? Councilman Backs High-Speed Rail

The popular saying that “everywhere in L.A. takes 20 minutes” could take on a whole new meaning if one City Council member has his way.

01/23/2013

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Hahn: High-Speed Rail Project ‘Critical’ To Calif., U.S. Economy

A Southern California Congresswoman on Thursday defended plans for a high-speed rail project despite spiraling costs and concerns over its long-term viability.

12/06/2012

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