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  • Safety Concerns Over Expo Line

    Safety Concerns Over Expo Line
    LOS ANGELES -- A month after Metro's Expo Line opened, safety questions are continuing to be raised about several street crossings along the light-rail route, including a unique and challenging intersection that forms a maze of track, traffic signals...
  • Controversial 'Defeat Jihad' Ad to Appear in NYC Subways

    Controversial 'Defeat Jihad' Ad to Appear in NYC Subways
    NEW YORK -- A controversial advertisement that critics say is hateful toward Muslims will appear in New York City subway stations starting next week, despite the city's attempts to halt the campaign. New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority...
  • 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...
  • 405 Open as 'Carmageddon II' Ends Ahead of Schedule

    405 Open as 'Carmageddon II' Ends Ahead of Schedule
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- 'Carmageddon II' came to an end ahead of schedule, with all lanes of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass re-opened to traffic by midnight Sunday. The two-day closure of the 10-mile stretch of the 405 was part of a $1-billion,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Spring Snowstorm Slams Northeast, Up to 16" Possible

    Spring Snowstorm Slams Northeast, Up to 16" Possible
    A large snowstorm came barreling through the Northeast on Monday, threatening to drop 16 inches in some areas and frustrate commuters. By Monday morning, Newfield, New York, was reporting 10 inches of snow, while Ridgebury, Pennsylvania, had 8 inches....
  • Former Governor Nominated To MTA Board

    Former Governor Nominated To MTA Board
    Since leaving the Governor's office, David Paterson has had a seat behind a radio microphone -- until now. Paterson announced Monday that he has been nominated to a position on the MTA Board. Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo named Paterson to fill a spot...
  • Beverly Hills Sues to Stop Subway Tunnel Under School

    Beverly Hills Sues to Stop Subway Tunnel Under School
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Beverly Hills school officials have filed a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. It's the latest move in a long fight over a planned subway under Beverly Hills. The lawsuit, filed under state...