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A car and train collided Sunday evening in South LA. (credit: CBS)

Car, Metro Expo Line Train Collide Near Leimert Park

The accident occurred around 8:45 p.m. near 3150 Exposition Boulevard.

03/16/2014

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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

A 47-year-old blind man is lucky to be alive after falling on subway tracks with a train rolling over him. (credit: CBS)

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

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

The Red Line (credit: CBS)

LA-Area Commuter Trains Get Crash-Avoidance System

Metrolink has quietly rolled out a train equipped with “positive train control,” which lets dispatchers halt engines remotely if they speed or blow through stop signals.

02/19/2014

Metrolink train

Metrolink Set To Debut Predictive Collision-Avoidance Technology

Transportation officials were expected to be joined by local lawmakers later this week at Union Station to announce the debut of the first commuter rail system in the U.S. to implement predictive collision-avoidance technology.

02/17/2014

(Photo credit: J. Emilio Flores/Getty Images)

Looking For A Valentine? Metro To Host ‘Speed Dating On The Red Line’

Angelenos hoping to be hit by Cupid’s arrow may want to go underground this Valentine’s Day.

02/10/2014

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Metro Breaks Ground On New Crenshaw Corridor Light Rail

A ground breaking ceremony was held Tuesday morning for a new light rail line that will serve the Crenshaw corridor, including LAX.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/21/2014

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Driver Survives Collision With Metrolink Train In Orange

Investigators say the unidentified driver grew impatient while at a stop on Palm Avenue and drove around several cars before the vehicle was struck on its passenger side.

12/30/2013

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Metrolink Train In Simi Valley

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metrolink train Monday in Simi Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2013

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

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Coroner ID’s Man Who Reportedly Tried To Outrun Train In Palmdale

A coroner’s official Sunday identified a bicyclist who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in Palmdale.

10/20/2013

Man Killed By Metrolink Train In Palmdale

A man riding a bicycle was struck by a Metrolink train Saturday evening in Palmdale.

10/19/2013

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Win Great Prizes By Carpooling, Taking Public Transportation During ‘Rideshare Week’

Rideshare Week is taking place Oct. 7 through Oct. 11, and if you participate, you could win a prize.

10/07/2013

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With ‘Suicide By Train’ Up, LA Metro Appeals For Help

Alarmed by an increase in suicides on its rail tracks, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is making a rare appeal for the public’s help.

09/23/2013

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