| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:39 AM
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...
| Dec 15, 2012
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...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 1:02 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:06 PM
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...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:00 PM
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...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A minority of voters living in a daisy chain of small, suburban and relatively upscale enclaves around the county's outer rim were largely responsible for last fall's razor thin defeat of a $90-billion transit tax that received lopsided ballot box...
| Nov 4, 2012
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...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:18 PM
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"...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:41 PM
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...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The year 2013 is already shaping up to be a busy year, with several issues rooted in the past expected to come to fruition. While the year ahead will no doubt unleash its own bounty of surprises, here are some issues we can all count on happening in the...