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  • Area cities don't apply for open-streets program grant

    While Pasadena, South Pasadena, El Monte and other cities have been recommended to get a piece of a $4-million grant to host programs that open streets to bicyclists and pedestrians and block off cars, Glendale and Burbank aren’t on the list of...
  • Film academy to pay LACMA $36.1 million for movie museum lease

    Film academy to pay LACMA $36.1 million for movie museum lease
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay more than $36 million to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a 55-year lease on the former May Co. department store building and adjacent land where the academy plans to build a movie museum...
  • Dunn and Garcia face off in runoff for Long Beach mayor

    Dunn and Garcia face off in runoff for Long Beach mayor
    It's been decades since anyone could credibly refer to Long Beach by its once proudly held moniker, "Iowa by the Sea." The city earned the nickname in the early 1900s, when waves of Midwesterners flocked to its sun-soaked shore and thousands turned...
  • Metro unveils bold proposal to modernize downtown's Union Station

    Metro unveils bold proposal to modernize downtown's Union Station
    Key elements of a modernization plan for Union Station in downtown Los Angeles were unveiled Monday, proposing 3.25 million square feet of new development and a grand subterranean concourse filled with amenities for travelers. Los Angeles Metropolitan...
  • Get ready for the changing of the Board of Supervisors

    Get ready for the changing of the Board of Supervisors
    For more than two decades, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has been dominated by members who spent their formative political years with the board's crazy fraternal twin, the L.A. City Council. They brought to county government a set of...
  • Sheila Kuehl says she prefers a different subway route in Beverly Hills

    Sheila Kuehl says she prefers a different subway route in Beverly Hills
    Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Sheila Kuehl said Friday that she would support altering the route of the proposed Westside subway if a consensus can be reached to avoid tunneling under buildings on the Beverly Hills High School campus. Kuehl...
  • Bob Hope Airport transportation center nears opening

    Bob Hope Airport transportation center nears opening
    The grand opening of a new transportation center at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport, which broke ground almost two years ago, will be held late next month, according to airport officials. The $112-million project, which combines all car-rental services...
  • Metro urges three consecutive fare hikes; new plan would delay two

    Metro urges three consecutive fare hikes; new plan would delay two
    Citing the financial strain of fare increases on low-income transit riders, a group of Los Angeles County transportation officials have drafted a plan that would temporarily halt a Metro proposal to raise fares on the bus and rail system three times...
  • Should Metro charge higher fares for longer commutes?

    Should Metro charge higher fares for longer commutes?
    On Thursday, Metro’s board of directors will consider raising fares for bus and rail service, and much of the debate will probably focus on how higher prices will affect low-income riders. Some 70% of Los Angeles transit commuters earn $25,000 a...
  • Give L.A.'s riders a Metro fare hike that's fair

     Give L.A.'s riders a Metro fare hike that's fair
    If you take a bus or a subway in Los Angeles, the basic fare is $1.50. But that covers only a fraction of the cost of the trip. In L.A., as in other cities, public transit is heavily subsidized. Fares paid by riders on the 10 largest transit systems in...
  • Purple Line's Westside extension gets $2.1 billion in federal funding

    Purple Line's Westside extension gets $2.1 billion in federal funding
    The Los Angeles Metro Purple Line extension project, which will expand the heavy rail line, will receive $2.1 billion in federal funding, officials said Tuesday. Mayor Eric Garcetti and Sens. Dianne Feintsein and Barbara Boxer on Wednesday plan to...