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Transportation

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  • Major streets on Westside to close for Obama visit Wednesday

    The rush-hour commute on Los Angeles' Westside could be worse than normal Wednesday because major streets will be closed for a visit by President Obama. The president will be attending a gala at the USC Shoah Foundation, according to the organization'...
  • China clashes with Philippines, Vietnam in South China Sea

    Chinese fishermen hunting sea turtles were captured Wednesday by Philippine maritime police, and Chinese and Vietnamese ships collided near an oil rig in a volatile day on the troubled waters of the South China Sea. No serious injuries were reported...
  • Obama's motorcade set to leave LAX just in time for rush hour

    In a city seemingly in love with catchy word mashups to brand impending traffic doom, the latest is upon L.A. in the form of "ObamaJam," which is scheduled to touch down at Los Angeles International Airport just in time for the evening commute. First on...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Build the Sepulveda Pass train tunnel

    Build the Sepulveda Pass train tunnel
    That 3rd District L.A. County supervisorial candidate John Duran opposes tunneling a transit line through the Sepulveda Pass shows that he does not understand what a crucial project this is. ("West Hollywood's Duran making a name for himself in...
  • City officials still unclear on responsibility for railroad landslide

    City officials still unclear on responsibility for railroad landslide
    One week after the collapse of a large retaining wall between CSX Transportation railroad tracks and East 26th Street in Charles Village, city officials said they still had not determined who was responsible for the wall or who will pay the cost to repair...
  • Office tower, apartment complex being built near Pasadena Playhouse

    Two major developments with 1920s appearances — an office tower and a luxury apartment complex — are under construction in the once-sleepy neighborhood around the venerable Pasadena Playhouse theater. With a combined value of $125 million,...