| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:06 PM
To the editor: On the same day The Times reported that Cal State Los Angeles was nearing a deal with its faculty union, Jim Newton wrote about Kinkisharyo International deciding to leave town and build rail cars for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Police are searching for a gunman who fired shots that struck a Metro bus in South L.A. on Tuesday afternoon, officials said.
The shooting occurred a few minutes before 4 p.m. as the No. 40 bus was eastbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Los Angeles County has funneled billions of dollars over the last two decades into new rail lines to lure commuters out of their cars and off the region's overcrowded freeways. But many would-be train riders are struggling with how to start.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Metro Los Angeles is now encouraging Angelenos to take mass transit with a totally low-production, '80s-style YouTube video that raises awareness about its trip-planning smartphone app. I found the video trolling around Citylab this morning, and it...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:26 PM
A Metro driver has been quarantined and the bus he was operated taken out of service after a masked passenger began yelling, "Don't mess with me, I have Ebola!"
Metro officials said they are working with Los Angeles County sheriff's transit...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:12 PM
When a man shouted "I have Ebola!" on a Metro bus in Los Angeles on Monday, what followed was more than just a made-for-TV scare.
The threat forced officials to quarantine the driver as a precaution and to take the bus out of service while it...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
To the editor: The decision by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to name stations after board members and outgoing L.A. County Supervisors Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky is grotesque. Their work on the board was their job, which they sought and...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:40 PM
In a decision at odds with agency policy, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials agreed Thursday to rename two rail stations in honor of sitting board members who will be leaving office later this year.
The terminus of the Red Line subway will...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:25 PM
How should Los Angeles say “thanks” to long-serving politicians who have done the people's business through good times and bad? When a fruit basket just isn't enough, the honorarium of choice for L.A. County supervisors and other local elected...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Transportation officials Tuesday cheered the start of construction for a subway project designed to close a frustrating gap in Los Angeles County's growing rail network.
During a symbolic groundbreaking in Little Tokyo, local and federal representatives...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Union Station celebrated its 75th anniversary in May. This month we're getting a glimpse — encouraging if opaque — of what its next 75 years might look like.
A nearly finalized master plan by L.A. firm Gruen Associates and London's...