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Transportation

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  • New contract guarantees a series of raises for some Metro workers

    New contract guarantees a series of raises for some Metro workers
    After months of negotiation, Los Angeles County transportation officials and a union that represents maintenance workers have both approved a new contract that guarantees a 3% annual raise for the next four years.  Raises for nearly 2,300 Los Angeles...
  • SunRail ticket machines, online site ready to take your money

    SunRail ticket machines, online site ready to take your money
    SunRail this morning started gearing up to charge people who board the $1.2 billion system. Rides have been free since the commuter train's inaugural run May 1, but the base one-way fare of $2 goes into effect Monday, May 19. Passes now can be...
  • 710 port connector closing for 2 1/2 years for bridge project

    710 port connector closing for 2 1/2 years for bridge project
    Long Beach officials are bracing for the closure of a major connector between the 710 Freeway and Terminal Island starting Saturday, part of the massive effort to replace the aging Gerald Desmond Bridge. Traffic headed toward the Port of Long Beach will...
  • States must be warned of risky crude oil shipments, authorities say

    Calling a "startling" pattern of spills and fires an "imminent hazard," the U.S. Department of Transportation took another small step Wednesday toward addressing the growing risks of shipping oil by rail from the North Dakota region to both coasts....
  • Severna Park water main break closes Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.

    Severna Park water main break closes Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.
    Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard in Severna Park was closed Monday afternoon due to a water main break. A broken 12-inch water main led to the closure of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard between Hoyle Drive and Jones Station Road, according to Anne Arundel...
  • Newport yacht clubs prepare for opening day

    Newport yacht clubs prepare for opening day
    Boaters in Newport Beach don't drag their vessels out of the water for the winter. After all, chunks of ice would be hard to find floating in the harbor. No matter. Like their counterparts in less-hospitable climates, where yacht clubs shut down as...
  • Pedestrian bridges leave dots unconnected

    Pedestrian bridges leave dots unconnected
    Maybe you've looked through your windshield at the 35th Street pedestrian bridge, a rickety eyesore that spans South Lake Shore Drive. Rust pockmarks its steel beams. Graffiti is slathered atop its concrete deck and stone pylons. The bridge doesn't just...
  • Costa Mesa City Council approves apartment complex near John Wayne Airport

    Costa Mesa City Council approves apartment complex near John Wayne Airport
    After nearly three and a half hours of discussion and debate late Tuesday night, the Costa Mesa City Council approved a large luxury apartment complex a half mile from John Wayne Airport. The $75-million, 240-unit project at 125 E. Baker St., will be...
  • Before landslide, residents struggled to describe sinking street to 911 operators

    Before landslide, residents struggled to describe sinking street to 911 operators
    With the street buckling in front of her, Evelyn Cannon called 911 as cars teetered and then began to sink, their wheels becoming less and less visible. But Cannon felt unable to convey the gravity of the situation, she said. About 45 seconds into the...
  • Middle River becoming parking lot for boats

    Middle River becoming parking lot for boats
    This city that hails itself as the Venice of America may be a victim of its own success. Out on the Middle River, south of Sunrise Boulevard and the Galleria mall, boaters have found a perfect spot to drop anchor and enjoy the Florida sunshine. But...
  • L.A. drivers take to Twitter to complain of #ObamaJam traffic

    L.A. drivers take to Twitter to complain of #ObamaJam traffic
    Los Angeles police said Wednesday evening that rush-hour traffic was delayed on the Westside as President Obama's motorcade maneuvered along several major thoroughfares that had been shut down. The president arrived at Los Angeles International...