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  • 2nd set of L.A. toll lanes may open on 10 Freeway by late January

     
    Less than two weeks after unveiling the county's first toll lanes along an 11-mile stretch of the Harbor Freeway, L.A. transportation officials cheered what they called a "successful opening" and said they were on track to begin operating another toll...
  • L.A. Now Live: Is the streetcar returning to downtown L.A.?

     
    Voters in downtown Los Angeles this week approved key financing for a $125-million streetcar project that could create a truly car-optional neighborhood in the center of a region defined by its car culture. Times reporter Sam Allen will join L.A. Now Live...
  • Towns Should Build On Their Transit Stops

    State officials gathered at the Stamford railroad station Thursday for the announcement of a major new development project called Station Place. The $500 million project, focused around the rail terminal, will include 600,000 square feet of commercial...
  • Giving family financial help has hindered her retirement

    Giving family financial help has hindered her retirement
    For years, Cheryl McDonald has been her family's financial rock, always willing to give financial support. In terms of retirement, however, being the rock has weighed her down. "I have been the primary income producer and the primary holder of assets,"...
  • Theater Roundabout: Much Ado About Everything

    Theater Roundabout: Much Ado About Everything
    TheaterWorks announced that it would produce Donald Margulies' topical drama Time Stands Still for the theater's 2011-12 season. Then time stood still. Big changes at the theater — a shift of leadership, some budgetary concerns and other factors...
  • Newton: An MTA power play

    Newton: An MTA power play
    The transportation future of this region rests, in no small measure, with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. And that body's board is about to change. In part, that is because Los Angeles will be getting a new mayor. That mayor will sit on the...
  • Metro-North Rail Safety Can't Wait

    The derailment and collision of two Metro-North trains in Bridgeport on May 17, which injured 70 people, focused attention on the safety of commuter rail traffic in Connecticut. The death of a track worker in West Haven just 11 days later is a sobering...
  • NSA chief says programs disrupted 50 terrorist plots

    NSA chief says programs disrupted 50 terrorist plots
    Under growing pressure over recently disclosed surveillance programs, the head of the National Security Agency told lawmakers Tuesday that gathering telephone data and monitoring Internet use has helped to disrupt more than 50 "potential terrorist events"...
  • CTA banks on gift vending machine

    CTA banks on gift vending machine
    The CTA is banking that enough people want transit collectibles that it's now offering CTA gifts by vending machine. The CTA has sold $1,500 in merchandise from the gift vending machine the agency put in the lobby of its Near West Side headquarters in...
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity
    The meeting started late and it started badly, with a 10-minute argument about approving the minutes of the last meeting. Then it headed downhill. Issues that were raised were sent to committees for further study, though no one was quite sure which...
  • Rail Crash A Warning: Get System Up To Snuff

    Rail Crash A Warning: Get System Up To Snuff
    Last week's derailment and collision of two Metro-North trains in Fairfield left dozens injured, tens of thousands inconvenienced and taxpayers footing the bill for millions of dollars in repairs. It also proved just how fragile our rail network is, as...