Transportation

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City Officials Kick Off ‘Bike Week LA’

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority officially kicked off “Bike Week LA” Monday.

05/11/2015

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LA County’s Transportation Agency Gets New CEO

The board of the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority appointed Phillip Washington as CEO of the agency known as LA Metro.

03/12/2015

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Proposed ‘Road User’ Fee Would Help Fund California Highway Repairs, Maintenance

Would you pay about fifty bucks year to help cover the cost of repairing and maintaining California’s roadways?

02/05/2015

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OC Residents Consider Toll Lanes Along I-405

City leaders, Caltrans and residents gathered Wednesday to discuss the prospect of adding toll lanes along a stretch of a busy thoroughfare in Orange County.

11/12/2014

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SoCal Officials Talk Regional Traffic Solutions At Transportation Summit

Local and state officials – including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti – met in Anaheim Friday to focus on ways to reduce traffic congestion and improve commuting options for Southland residents.

09/05/2014

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MTA Board Approves Fare Increases For Buses, Rails

The Metropolitan Transporation Authority board voted Thursday to increase bus and rail fares by 25 cents, to begin in September, but agreed to temporarily hold off on additional increases that had been proposed for 2017 and 2020.

05/22/2014

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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.

05/20/2014

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KNX 1070 Driven To Gridlock: Future Transportation

Southern California has been struggling with traffic congestion for more than a century.

03/27/2014

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4 Hospitalized In North Hills Hit-And-Run

Witnesses say the driver of the car lost control of the vehicle at Parthenia Street and Noble Avenue.

12/26/2013

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Former Carson HS Student With Cerebral Palsy Sues LAUSD For Discrimination

An 18-year-old man with cerebral palsy and spastic dysplasia has filed suit against the Los Angeles Unified School District for allegedly denying him accessible transportation while he was a student at Carson High School.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2013

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34-Year-Old Woman In Grave Condition After Police Cruiser Slams Into Car

The accident happened around 2 a.m. in the 3700 block of El Segundo Boulevard in Hawthorne.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2013

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3 Killed, Including 2 Children, In High-Speed, Head-On Crash In Pico Rivera

Sgt. Rudy Ramos said two vehicles crashed near San Gabriel River Parkway and Rose Hills Parkway at approximately 8:45 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2013

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Company Offers Financially Friendlier Alternative To Taxi Cabs In LA

The cars are part of a new car-sharing service called Lyft, which is helping people who don’t have cars of their own to get around LA for cheaper than the price of a taxi cab.

05/20/2013

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Tourism In Los Angeles Projected To Boost Economy, Jobs Sector

The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board reveals where to find the best tourism-related jobs.

05/20/2013

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New Federal Transportation Bill To Accelerate Local Subway, Freeway Projects

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Sen. Barbara Boxer announced plans Thursday to apply for $2 billion in low-interest federal loans to speed up LA County’s mass transportation plans.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/05/2012

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