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Transportation

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  • Maryland car wreck leaves five dead, three hurt

    A two-car crash left five people, including two children, dead and two others seriously injured in a Maryland suburb, police said. Occupants of both cars were killed after a Mercedes slammed into an Acura that was stopped at a red light about 9:40 p.m....
  • Ride-sharing companies targeted by authorities in L.A., S.F.

    Ride-sharing companies targeted by authorities in L.A., S.F.
    Ride-sharing companies have been targeted in Los Angeles and San Francisco by authorities for conducting businesses improperly, even dangerously, San Francisco Dist. Atty. George Gascón confirmed to The Times late Thursday. Although Gascón would not...
  • California bullet train project wins major court victory

    In a victory for California's bullet train project, an appellate court Thursday overturned a lower court ruling that found the state had failed to comply with the law in developing a funding plan for the $68-billion line between Los Angeles and San...
  • Crash involving Michigan parade vehicle leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

    An 80-year-old Michigan woman died and nine others were injured after a collision between a car and a parade vehicle roughly 60 miles outside Detroit, police said. Jeanette Rumptz of Metamora was driving on Turrill Road in Lapeer Township about 10 a.m....
  • 605 Freeway reopens after lanes closed in San Gabriel Valley, CHP says

    The 605 Freeway in the Baldwin Park and Irwindale areas was reopened after lanes were shut down in both directions Wednesday night, the California Highway Patrol said. The CHP cited "police activity," and initial reports from the scene were that a...
  • Do all roads to Century City's future lead to more traffic?

    Do all roads to Century City's future lead to more traffic?
    Before developers could build Century City's first skyscraper, they had to scrape away vestiges of 20th Century Fox's back lot. Steel-jawed machines ripped apart Peyton Place and the village where Jennifer Jones portrayed a French peasant in 1943's "The...
  • No more $63 tickets -- and other ideas to reform parking in L.A.

    No more $63 tickets -- and other ideas to reform parking in L.A.
    The group we represent, the Los Angeles Parking Freedom Initiative, appreciates The Times' editorial board for addressing the unfolding parking reform process taking place in Los Angeles, where even minor parking violations will set you back an outrageous...
  • Discussion on parking tickets gets heated

    Discussion on parking tickets gets heated
    Perhaps because we've all had experience paying tickets that we (of course) didn't deserve, the opinions expressed on parking rules tend to be spirited. That was certainly true of the reaction we received to Monday's editorial, "What should a parking...
  • Metro approves new train station to connect rail to LAX

    Metro approves new train station to connect rail to LAX
    Los Angeles County transportation officials Thursday approved a new train station intended to provide a rail connection to Los Angeles International Airport, capping decades of discussion and complaints over one of Southern California's most infamous...
  • Road closed by deadly Washington landslide partially reopens

    The devastating landslide in Washington that killed 43 people, from a 4-month-old girl to an 91-year-old woman, also left what officials described as “critical” highway between two small cities unusable. Sixty-nine days after the landslide...
  • 405 Freeway carpool lane: Eric Garcetti calls smooth opening 'Carvana'

    405 Freeway carpool lane: Eric Garcetti calls smooth opening 'Carvana'
    After 4 1/2 years of construction, the 10-mile northbound carpool lane on the 405 Freeway opened Friday morning, just in time for the Memorial Day weekend and not a moment too soon for frustrated commuters and residents. From a Getty Center balcony...