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Transportation

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Senior housing complex being built near Compton transit stops

    Senior housing complex being built near Compton transit stops
    Work is underway on Metro @ Compton Senior Apartments, a $19.5-million housing community near several transit stops, including the light rail Metro Blue Line. The project is being developed by Meta Housing Corp. of Los Angeles, which specializes in...
  • Carnival Cruises reports loss as it rebounds from calamities at sea

    Carnival Cruises reports loss as it rebounds from calamities at sea
    Carnival Corp., the world's largest cruise line company, reported a $15-million net loss for the three months that ended Feb. 28 as it continues to rebound from several cruise catastrophes. The Miami-based company that controls nearly 50% of the market...
  • Part of Interstate 15 reopens after crippling bridge fire

    Part of Interstate 15 reopens after crippling bridge fire
    Northbound lanes of Interstate 15 in Hesperia reopened Tuesday afternoon, more than a day after the freeway was closed because of a fire that badly damaged a bridge under construction. Southbound lanes were expected to stay closed through the...
  • MTA may have tough time getting federal rail money past House GOP

    MTA may have tough time getting federal rail money past House GOP
    With House Republicans proposing spending cuts for new transit projects, Los Angeles officials will have their work cut out to secure $200 million in federal funds next year for a subway extension to Los Angeles' Westside and a downtown tunnel to link...
  • City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports

    City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports
    The city has shooed away the first attempt by a ride-share company to make illegal inroads at Chicago's airports, which up until now have been the profitable domain of taxis and limos fiercely competing for passengers. The four-day episode started...
  • Dodgers to experiment with $5 parking in lots outside stadium

    Dodgers to experiment with $5 parking in lots outside stadium
    Pretty soon the Dodgers will have as many price tiers for parking as they have for tickets. Now, in addition to the regular $15 parking fee at the gate, the $10 parking if purchased in advance and the $35 preferred parking, the Dodgers are offering a...
  • Ezra Lee Of Lyme: The Revolution's Submariner

    Ezra Lee Of Lyme: The Revolution's Submariner
    Sgt. Ezra Lee of Lyme piloted the first combat submarine during the early days of the American Revolution, wedging his body into a wildly inventive, one-man vessel that plunged into New York Harbor with the goal of blowing up a British warship. Designed...
  • B&O locomotive to be transferred to Western Md.

    B&O locomotive to be transferred to Western Md.
    A 65-year-old steam locomotive will be restored and transferred from the B&O Railroad Museum to the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. The restoration will bring the locomotive back to full service. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in September 1949...