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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • MTA Announces Fare Hike Proposals

    MTA Announces Fare Hike Proposals
    Riders and commuters will see an increase in fares and tolls. The question is how much of an increase will there be? The base fare is currently $2.25. A series of 4 proposals were put forth Monday by the staff of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority...
  • Riders Fight Each Other To Board Manhattan Buses

    Riders Fight Each Other To Board Manhattan Buses
    As mass transit returns to the roads in New York City in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, riders are waiting in lines and pushing their way back onto buses. Shoving matches happened as people tried to get on the bus after waiting as full buses passed them...
  • MTA Announces Service Investments and Fare increase for March 2013

    MTA Announces Service Investments and Fare increase for March 2013
    Subway, bus and commuter rail riders, familiar with service cuts and changes, learned today about service restorations and additions. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority called a press conference to announce what it called “good news and...
  • Recapping The Times' election endorsements

     Recapping The Times' election endorsements
    President: Barack Obama. The president's accomplishments during his first four years — steadying the economy, rescuing the automobile industry and winning passage of measures to stimulate the economy, crack down on financial industry abuses and...
  • Coalition of agencies hail upcoming rail crossing upgrades for Glendale corridor

    Coalition of agencies hail upcoming rail crossing upgrades for Glendale corridor
    About $17 million in safety improvements at four rail crossings along the San Fernando Road corridor in Glendale could begin next year, officials announced Thursday. Planned upgrades at crossings for Sonora and Grandview avenues, Chevy Chase Drive and...
  • 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...