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  • 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......
  • Zev Yaroslavsky praises Bernard Parks as a "lone wolf" trying to keep L.A. solvent

     
    As public employee unions neared the $1 million mark in their effort to defeat City Councilman Bernard Parks, Los Angeles County Supervisors Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky and former supervisor Yvonne Burke urged 8th District voters to discount the...
  • Plan to let solo drivers pay tolls to use 10, 110 freeway carpool lanes opposed

     
    An experiment to charge solo drivers to use speedier carpool lanes on two of Los Angeles' most congested freeways has hit renewed opposition in Congress as two influential lawmakers — a Republican and a Democrat — say the plan is......
  • Bus Riders Union hails federal civil rights review of MTA

     
    The war of words between the Bus Riders Union and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority continued Thursday over a pending civil rights review of past and pending cuts to bus service. The transit agency said the review would be part of......
  • Why cut public transit now? [video]

     
    Consumer columnist David Lazarus says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is cutting back on public transportation just as demand is poised to increase. More people will want to take the bus or train as gas prices climb. Read his column here.......
  • Man with pellet gun shoots bus driver, passengers in South L.A.

     
    A man armed with a pellet gun wounded a bus driver and several passengers Wednesday night in South Los Angeles, police said. The shooting occurred on a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus near Broadway and Vernon Avenue, according to the Los......
  • Paul McCartney is engaged to girlfriend Nancy Shevell

     
    Paul McCartney is engaged to Nancy Shevell after four years of dating. Nancy Shevell is trucking and transportation company executive. Paul McCartney has been married twice before, to Linda McCartney, who died of cancer, and Heather Mills. Mills and...
  • Wanted: Dirt, plants and gardeners at Vermont Square

     
    Community gardens dispatch No. 30: Vermont Square Vermont Square is a place that deserves a big group hug from L.A. gardeners. Since founder Helen Johnson died a few years ago, twin gardens straddling the 4700 block of traffic-clogged Vermont Avenue......
  • L.A. leaders call on MTA to put rail station in Leimert Park Village [Updated]

     
    Government, community and cultural leaders gathered in Leimert Park on Wednesday to declare a “unified front” in their quest for additions to the planned Crenshaw/Los Angeles International Airport rail line that will run through South L.A. and...
  • GPS technology helping L.A. bus riders tell if their ride will be on time

     
    L.A. transit officials are unveiling new technology to help riders know when their bus will arrive. Dubbed NexTrip, the online service uses GPS and other technologies to track buses on their routes. It is "designed to help take the guesswork......
  • Villaraigosa names top transportation deputy

     
    Borja Leon will become Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s deputy mayor for transportation, officials announced Tuesday. Leon, the mayor’s associate director of transportation and a familiar face in transportation circles, takes the place of Jaime de...