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  • Survey: Sexual harassment makes 20% of Metro riders feel unsafe

    Survey: Sexual harassment makes 20% of Metro riders feel unsafe
    One in five passengers on Metro trains and buses have recently felt unsafe due to sexual harassment or other forms of "unwanted sexual attention," according to new data.  A Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority survey of nearly 20,000...
  • Firm with history of fraud gets $64 million tollway contract

    Firm with history of fraud gets $64 million tollway contract
    The Illinois Tollway on Thursday awarded a $64 million construction contract to a New York-based firm that admitted improper hiring practices and paid a $7.5 million penalty in connection with an alleged minority hiring scheme in that city. Judlau...
  • CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban

    CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban
    Add electronic cigarette use to the list of activities banned by the CTA. In its monthly meeting Wednesday, the CTA board is poised to include e-cigarettes in the agency's smoking ban. A CTA spokesman said the agency already considered the battery-...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 2 – 8, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week the passing of an icon topped the news. World leaders and human rights activists from around the globe mourned the death of South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela on Thursday,...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 3, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park's Mather Point look out over a rare total cloud inversion. The phenomenon, caused by cold and warm air masses interacting, left the Grand Canyon peaking above a sea of clouds....
  • Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa

    Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa
    First of two parts | Part two Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't like to talk about his legacy. He's still moving forward, plowing through the work that is left for him to accomplish with two years remaining. Like it or not, though, this is what faces...
  • Critic's notebook: Gridlock ahead

    Critic's notebook: Gridlock ahead
    Is it just me, or are you sort of glad that "Carmageddon" is happening? For the small percentage of the population who will be seriously inconvenienced -- the waitress, say, who lives in the Valley and is expected at work in Santa Monica at 6 a.m....
  • Apps guide the way when you go out into the world

    Apps guide the way when you go out into the world
    Has a last-minute travel emergency left you frustrated with logistics such as ground transportation or airport navigation? Do you stress about storm updates when traveling by car? Perhaps an unexpected flight delay has left you stranded and bored. Take...
  • Think Again: Furthering the legacy of Larry Zarian

    My 2-year-old son is obsessed with trains. The living room feels like a constant construction site with a mix of Lego parts, Thomas the Train pieces and all sorts of materials used to build the ever-expanding railway system in our house. He has also...
  • 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...
  • Despite fatal stabbing, crime low on Metro transit, agency says

    Despite fatal stabbing, crime low on Metro transit, agency says
    Crime on Metro trains and buses has been dropping over the last five years and is lower than in many of the communities they serve, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s news blog. The Source, addressing the issue after a fatal...