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  • Options for rail crossings are met with skepticism

    Options for rail crossings are met with skepticism
    Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials were met with consternation on Tuesday from business owners and residents concerned about future work at two railroad crossings at the Glendale-Los Angeles border. Metro held two community meetings, one in...
  • Valley-to-Westside express bus will use 405 Freeway carpool lanes

    Valley-to-Westside express bus will use 405 Freeway carpool lanes
    Los Angeles County commuters seeking to avoid gridlock on the 405 Freeway will soon have another way to travel between the San Fernando Valley and Westwood on weekdays, officials said Friday. Starting Monday, the Valley-Westside Express will shuttle...
  • Amtrak train hits vehicle near Union Station; no injuries

    Amtrak train hits vehicle near Union Station; no injuries
    An Amtrak train traveling toward Union Station collided with a vehicle Friday night, but no injuries were reported, officials said. The train struck the vehicle shortly before 6 p.m. near the intsersection of Main and Wildhardt streets, about one mile...
  • Metrolink chief Michael P. DePallo quits after two years

    Metrolink chief Michael P. DePallo quits after two years
    Metrolink's chief executive officer resigned Friday amid ongoing scrutiny of the six-county commuter railroad's operations, governance and financial controls. Michael P. DePallo, a former transit leader from New York, stepped down two years after he...
  • San Gabriel Valley's El Monte getting a boost from Chinese investors

    San Gabriel Valley's El Monte getting a boost from Chinese investors
    Trucks loaded with construction materials park in front of a vacant lot in El Monte, where a homeless man slumbers on the sidewalk next to a mountain of rags and trash bags. Overhead, colorful flags whip in the breeze, advertising opportunities for...
  • Bullet train's eventual link to L.A. rail system far from clear-cut

    Bullet train's eventual link to L.A. rail system far from clear-cut
    As California's bullet train officials begin to lay plans for the system's Los Angeles segment, a major technical issue is coming under close scrutiny: incompatibility between the sleek, high-speed electric trains and the region's older, diesel-powered...
  • California's bullet train: We owe it to our grandchildren to get this right

    California's bullet train: We owe it to our grandchildren to get this right
    No one likes mass transit more than me, and trains are my favorite form of it. They're good for the environment, they are fun to ride, and you zip right past all the planet-killing motorists sitting in traffic. But urban planners often fall short when...
  • Amtrak train hits man near Pico Rivera, causing delays

    An Amtrak train en route to San Diego hit a man on the train tracks Friday evening, briefly halting rail service for several hundred Southern California commuters. Amtrak's 784 train struck the 25-year-old man about 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of...
  • Study finds declining air pollution from Metrolink maintenance yard

    Study finds declining air pollution from Metrolink maintenance yard
    Potentially harmful diesel emissions from Metrolink's maintenance facility near downtown Los Angeles are in decline and lower than other air pollution sources in the area, according to a study released Friday. The health risk assessment, which was...
  • Metrolink train fatally strikes man on tracks in San Bernardino County

    Metrolink train fatally strikes man on tracks in San Bernardino County
    A Metrolink commuter train hit and killed a man on the tracks in Rancho Cucamonga on Monday afternoon, officials said. The San Bernardino-bound train, which started its journey in downtown Los Angeles, was between the Upland and Rancho Cucamonga...
  • Metrolink auditor probing irregularities at railroad is put on leave

    Metrolink auditor probing irregularities at railroad is put on leave
    Metrolink's chief auditor, who was probing financial and management irregularities at the six-county commuter railroad, has been placed on leave by the board of directors, an action that could prompt her resignation. In a sign of continuing problems...