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  • Will the Angels help rescue O.C.'s new $188-million train station?

    Will the Angels help rescue O.C.'s new $188-million train station?
    With early ridership numbers running far behind projections at Orange County’s gleaming new train station, transportation officials are hoping that the beginning of baseball season will help jump-start boardings. Angel Stadium and the Honda...
  • Delays on several Metrolink lines after freight train derails in O.C.

    Delays on several Metrolink lines after freight train derails in O.C.
    A freight train derailment in Orange County late Tuesday forced delays and cancellations across the Metrolink commuter rail system Wednesday morning, with some residual delays expected during evening rush hour, officials said. BNSF is currently...
  • Crude-oil train wrecks raise questions about safety claims

    Crude-oil train wrecks raise questions about safety claims
    Four accidents in the last month involving trains hauling crude oil across North America have sent flames shooting hundreds of feet into the sky, leaving some experts worried that public safety risks have been gravely underestimated. Crude trains have...
  • Metro light rail crash near USC renews debate on rail safety

    Metro light rail crash near USC renews debate on rail safety
    On a Saturday morning trip to downtown Los Angeles, a Metro Expo Line train pulled out of a station in Exposition Park, its three cars filled with passengers. Traffic signals along Exposition Boulevard turned red, and lights flashed to signal the...
  • Cellists get on board to mark Bach's birthday

    Cellists get on board to mark Bach's birthday
    Johann Sebastian Bach would have turned 330 on Saturday, but his compositions are safely in the hands of some local young musicians, who paid a birthday tribute to the old master in an afternoon concert at the Larry Zarian Transportation Center —...
  • Ara Najarian to run for L.A. County Supervisor seat

    Ara Najarian to run for L.A. County Supervisor seat
    [UPDATED 3/19 6:08 p.m.] Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian has announced plans to run for a Los Angeles County Supervisor seat currently held by Mike Antonovich next year. On Thursday, he filed papers required to start campaigning and join the race in the...
  • Metro could expand subway service to the downtown L.A. Arts District

    Metro could expand subway service to the downtown L.A. Arts District
    Los Angeles County's growing rail network stops just short of the downtown Arts District, a frustration for the often driving-averse residents of one of Southern California's newly popular areas. But that could change within a decade. As part of a...
  • NTSB preliminary report confirms Oxnard Metrolink derailment details

    NTSB preliminary report confirms Oxnard Metrolink derailment details
    A preliminary federal report on the Oxnard train derailment confirms details on how a truck became lodged on the tracks just moments before last month's fatal crash. The National Transportation Safety Board report released Thursday says the truck driver...
  • New Metrolink chief to focus on customer service, lower fares

    New Metrolink chief to focus on customer service, lower fares
    Art Leahy, the new chief executive of the Metrolink commuter railroad, said after his appointment Friday that he wanted to fix customer service problems and experiment with lower fares to build ridership. In an outline of his plans, Leahy said he also...
  • Ex-MTA chief is new head of Metrolink, has his work cut out for him

    Ex-MTA chief is new head of Metrolink, has his work cut out for him
    The Metrolink commuter rail system's board of directors on Friday hired Art Leahy, the former head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as the railroad's chief executive officer. Leahy, 66, is a veteran transit official who...
  • Former MTA chief expected to be named head of Metrolink commuter rail

    Former MTA chief expected to be named head of Metrolink commuter rail
    The Metrolink commuter rail system's board of directors on Friday is expected to hire Art Leahy, the former head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as the railroad's chief executive officer. Leahy, 66, is a veteran...