| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:50 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still down, great numbers of people walked across the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan in a reverse of the...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Blasts occur daily in the tunnel being drilled below 2nd Avenue, but what happened just after noon Tuesday was clearly a daily practice gone wrong.
While setting off what was to be a small controlled blast to pave way for an escalator entrance, MTA...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:53 AM
Construction will start again on the Second Avenue subway line today.
Last Tuesday, workers placed explosives at the wrong angle, according to MTA officials, and when it exploded, it blew through street plates, reached the street level and caused...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 6:33 AM
For the next 11 consecutive weekends, construction on the No. 7 subway line could affect how you get around on the weekends.
Here's what you need to know:
There will be no 7 trains running between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square-42nd Street.
| Jan 26, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Robin Plevener's asthma had been under control for years, until about four months ago, when the pulmonary disease returned with a vengeance.
"One day I couldn't breathe at all, and I started wheezing, and it got so bad, I had to go to the emergency...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 4:20 PM
They streamed into the Speedo-sponsored party, world-class athletes set free after four years of training and one week of competing on their sport's biggest stage. Now that their Olympics were over, swimmers from around the world would spend this night...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 12:04 AM
It was a triumph of citizen activism — the Pasadena City Council's unanimous repudiation last week of plans to extend the long-stalled Long Beach (710) Freeway through town.
Someday, we might look back at what happened Monday night as a historic...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 2:12 PM
It's an idyllic setting for an artist's working studio — a century-old building overlooking the Hudson River.
Here, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, large windows provide the perfect natural light while the streetscape below offers a treasure...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:06 PM
We can’t keep on destroying the public transit system in order to save it — that surely is the lesson we need to learn from the defeat of Measure J on Tuesday.
We all want a real public transit system. We want to park our cars and ride...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 4:35 PM
While the proposed Westside subway extension is expected to provide substantial benefits to transit riders, the multibillion-dollar project -- contrary to one of its selling points -- will do little to relieve traffic congestion in West Los Angeles, a...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Development of a long-awaited subway link from downtown Los Angeles to the Westside took a giant leap Thursday when county transportation officials selected a general route from the Wilshire-Western station to the veterans hospital in Westwood. The...