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  • More commuters look to Metro van pools as alternative to solo driving

    Driving solo to work continues to define L.A.'s entrenched car culture. But commuters across the county are increasingly turning to alternatives such as the van pool, a venerable ride-sharing option that can reduce air pollution, travel times and...
  • Metro takes extra-long electric bus for test drive on the Orange Line

    Metro takes extra-long electric bus for test drive on the Orange Line
    With a faint hum about as loud as a Toyota Prius, 60 feet of transportation history rounds a corner in a Lancaster parking lot. Fresh from a test run on Los Angeles' Metro Orange Line last week, it is the country's first electric articulated bus. "It'...
  • Man hit by Red Line train Friday was 19-year-old from Burbank

    Man hit by Red Line train Friday was 19-year-old from Burbank
    Nineteen-year-old David Ferrer was the victim who was struck and killed by a Metro Red Line train in Studio City on Friday, authorities said Sunday. Ferrer, who lived in Burbank, was struck at the 3900 block of Lankershim Boulevard and pronounced dead...
  • Burbank man struck and killed by Metro train ruled a suicide

    Burbank man struck and killed by Metro train ruled a suicide
    The death of a Burbank teen struck and killed by a Metro Red Line train in Studio City last Friday was ruled a suicide, coroner’s officials said. Paramedics responded to the Universal/Studio City station around 11:50 a.m., where David Ferrer, 19,...
  • Man struck and killed by Red Line train was Burbank resident

    Man struck and killed by Red Line train was Burbank resident
    Nineteen-year-old David Ferrer was the victim who was struck and killed by a Metro Red Line train in Studio City on Friday, authorities said Sunday. Ferrer, who lived in Burbank, was struck at the 3900 block of Lankershim Boulevard and pronounced dead...
  • MTA chief Arthur T. Leahy to step down in April

    MTA chief Arthur T. Leahy to step down in April
    The chief executive of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Tuesday night that he would step down in April after six years of overseeing both major milestones and high-profile embarrassments during the most ambitious rail...
  • Los Angeles County's top transit executive to step down in April

    Los Angeles County's top transit executive to step down in April
    The chief executive of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Tuesday that he would step down in April after six years of overseeing both high-profile failures and major milestones during the most ambitious rail expansion agenda...
  • Person fatally struck by Metro Red Line train in Studio City

    Person fatally struck by Metro Red Line train in Studio City
    A person was struck and killed by a Metro Red Line train in Studio City on Friday afternoon, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Paramedics rushed to the Universal/Studio City station 1 p.m. after a person was hit and found under the tracks, Metro...
  • Man shot to death at Blue Line station in Compton

    Man shot to death at Blue Line station in Compton
    A man was fatally shot at a Metro Blue Line station Friday morning in Compton during a fight, authorities said. Authorities say two men got into a brawl about 8:42 a.m. on an exit ramp at the Metro Artesia Blue Line station in the 1900 block of South...
  • Cheap gas may not lead to drop in transit ridership, experts say

    Cheap gas may not lead to drop in transit ridership, experts say
    Since the start of the summer, gasoline prices in Los Angeles County have tumbled 40%, from more than $4 to $2.52, sparking gleeful social media posts and long lines at the cheapest gas stations. But the enthusiasm is tempered with concern from local...
  • A Metro man from a transit family wants the lines to keep growing

    A Metro man from a transit family wants the lines to keep growing
    Arthur F. Leahy, a Navy sailor, came home to Los Angeles after World War II and settled back into his job as a streetcar operator for the L.A. Railway. He was assigned to Division 3 in Cypress Park, where the "Yellow Car" operators included women who'd...