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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale councilman on MTA seat: 'My future in local politics, really, could come down to this'

    Glendale councilman on MTA seat: 'My future in local politics, really, could come down to this'
    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...