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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

Driven To Gridlock DL

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

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC)

As a major destination point, Anaheim is looking to become the central hub of Orange County’s transportation needs.

04/20/2012

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Villaraigosa Wants To Extend Half-Cent Sales Tax Indefinitely

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants an extra half cent sales tax in Los Angeles County to continue indefinitely to help speed up transit projects.

04/18/2012

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Report: Congested Freeways Cost Drivers $100 Billion A Year In Wasted Fuel, Time

Sitting in traffic is costing Southern Californians a lot of money.

03/26/2012

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LAUSD To Sue Calif. Over $38M In Cuts To Its Transportation Program

The Los Angeles Unified School District plans to file a lawsuit against the state Wednesday in hopes of blocking $38 million in cuts to its transportation program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/14/2011

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