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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

Metro light rail train

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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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

(CBS)

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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Metro Asked To Explore Funding Options For LAX Light Rail

A proposed light rail extension spanning from LAX to downtown Los Angeles may have new life after transit officials were ordered to explore funding possibilities.

10/29/2012

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Commuters Pack Bus, Rail Lines To Dodge Sepulveda Pass Congestion

Would you endure multiple transfers on several bus and light rail lines in order to avoid the Sepulveda Pass?

07/16/2012

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USC Professor Warns Expo Line Crossings Unsafe For Students, Pedestrians

Serious concerns are being raised about safety at a number of crossings along the the Metro Expo Line in downtown Los Angeles.

05/29/2012

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‘Flawed’ Design In Expo Light Rail Line Prompts Calls For Inspection

The city’s newest light rail line faced increased scrutiny on Monday after officials discovered a critical design flaw that could raise the risk of train derailments.

05/21/2012

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Reduced Price Tag May Revive Plans For Calif. High-Speed Rail

Officials with the state board overseeing the project said they have managed to trim $30 billion off of the estimated $98 billion price tag.

CBS Los Angeles–04/02/2012

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LA Construction Workers Wary Of Jobs Boost From High-Speed Rail Project

A proposed multi-billion-dollar rail project was the target of skepticism from yet another group on Thursday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/12/2012

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OC Lawmaker: Cut Funding For ‘Lemon’ High-Speed Rail, Beef Up Amtrak Gap

An Orange County lawmaker is proposing legislation that would end California’s multi-billion dollar dream of high-speed railway.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/11/2012

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Metro To Expand Rail Service On Several Lines This Weekend

Metro rail will be expanding its night service on certain commuter lines in an effort to bring more riders to downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2011

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Metro Green Line Gets Green Light For LAX Expansion Project

Metro has been given a green light to expand its green line rail service to new neighborhoods.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/01/2011

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