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  • NYPD Increases Police Patrols On Subways In Bronx, Queens

    NYPD Increases Police Patrols On Subways In Bronx, Queens
    A cop on every train. That's what the NYPD is doing in the Bronx and on two subway lines in Queens. Police flood the trains from midnight to 6 a.m. "I like it. I love it. I feel more safer when cops are around. I love it," said Michael Trujillo, a Queens...
  • City to improve Grandview and Sonora rail crossings

    In a step hailed as important by Glendale residents who loathe the noise of train horns, the City Council this week approved putting $9.8-million worth of railway crossing improvements out for bid. The improvements, slated for the Grandview and Sonora...
  • Ron Kaye: Ouster speaks of modern politics

    The way that Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich and the cabalists of the San Gabriel Valley cities treated Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian over his Metropolitan Transportation Authority board appointment because he opposes the 710 Freeway...
  • Inside The 2nd Ave. Subway: The Biggest Public Works Project In US History

    Inside The 2nd Ave. Subway: The Biggest Public Works Project In US History
    With a pricetag of $4 ½ billion dollars, it is the biggest public works project in American history. The 2nd Avenue subway project has often been referred to as the line that time forgot, because it has been stalled so frequently since it first appeared...
  • Najarian should fight for spot on the board

    City Councilman Ara Najarian has a political decision to make this weekend: fight to keep his seat on the Metrolink board of directors, or fold. On Monday, Najarian could lose his influential seat on the rail oversight board, likely in retaliation for...
  • Calls For Better Regulations In Wake of L.I. Fatal Pharmacy Shootings

    Calls For Better Regulations In Wake of L.I. Fatal Pharmacy Shootings
    Police are waiting for the results from ballistics tests to determine if John Capano, 51, was killed by an armed robber -- or, if he was the victim of friendly fire. One thing became clear to people walking past Charlie's Pharmacy in Seaford Sunday...
  • New York Subway Workers Run 'Rate My Rat' Photo Contest

    New York Subway Workers Run 'Rate My Rat' Photo Contest
    Subway workers angered over what they say is a rat infestation in their workplace are holding a photo contest for the "nastiest" shot of a rodent, with a grand prize of a monthly transit pass. Commuters, who frequently see rats on subway platforms and...
  • Tunnel drives 710 Freeway debate

    Tunnel drives 710 Freeway debate
    The freeway is dead, the tunnel is not and leaders in South Pasadena and nearby cities hope to convince transportation planners to look to a mixture of rail, transit and street upgrades to solve traffic problems in the region. Last week saw a flurry of...
  • Ron Kaye: Money, power, public policy

    It was like stumbling into a convention of the Society of Influence Peddlers, with old friends and enemies schmoozing before the start of festivities. There were Hall of Fame lobbyists like Richard Alatorre and Mike Roos, and future Hall-of-Famers like...
  • Monster Mash: 'Rent'-heads rejoice; music man Anthony Hopkins; Michael Maltzan's big moment

     
    Broadway hit "Rent" will return off Broadway; Anthony Hopkins tests the musical waters; architect Michael Maltzan may have his big moment...
  • Critics tells of concerns about 710 Freeway tunnel proposal

     
    Traffic congestion, safety hazards and air and noise pollution topped a list of concerns put forth by community members Saturday at a public outreach meeting on the proposed Long Beach (710) Freeway gap closure project. The meeting, which drew about......