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Public Transportation

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  • MTA to offer tracking of buses via smartphone

    MTA to offer tracking of buses via smartphone
    Users of the Maryland Transit Administration's bus system will be able to track buses in their area via their smartphones and other mobile devices starting this fall, one of many changes announced Monday as part of the agency's multiyear bus improvement...
  • A star-spangled party at L.A.'s Grand Park

    A star-spangled party at L.A.'s Grand Park
    Attracted by live music, food and an elaborate fireworks display, thousands of people filled Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles on Friday to celebrate the Fourth of July under a hot afternoon sun. In another sign of a resurgent city core, event...
  • Egypt fuel prices soar up to 70%, exasperating the public

    The Egyptian government trimmed its energy subsidies Saturday, causing fuel prices to soar and motorists to stew. The cabinet's cuts increased prices Saturday for gas and diesel, in some cases by almost 70%. The action was part of a package of austerity...
  • San Fernando Valley light-rail line is back on the table

    San Fernando Valley light-rail line is back on the table
    For the first time in more than two decades, Los Angeles transportation officials can legally discuss building a light-rail line through a southern swath of the San Fernando Valley. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Tuesday that will allow the Los...
  • Man convicted in fatal bus shooting didn't get fair trial, judges say

    — A man convicted of a 1997 gang-related murder of a Los Angeles girl riding a bus home from school must either be retried or released, a federal appeals court ordered Friday. A U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled 2 to 1 that Randall...
  • All Aboard Florida station expected to spark development

    All Aboard Florida station expected to spark development
    It's a hodge podge of older buildings, vacant lots and small businesses now — only a short walk from dynamic Las Olas Boulevard and other key destinations in downtown Fort Lauderdale. But with a $30 million station planned for Florida's high-speed...
  • Getting Around: CDOT upgrades to straighten out kinks in bike route

    Getting Around: CDOT upgrades to straighten out kinks in bike route
    Dear Getting Around: You've got mail. Q: What's up with the new bike lanes on Harrison Street, where the lanes bend around State Street (because the east and west approaches to the intersection don't line up with each other)? I see that the city...
  • Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]

    Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]
    Roadways today are in the worst condition they have been since the 1940s. In our world of advanced technology how could this have happened? We know that more people are driving every day. Younger Americans frequently have their own car or access to a...
  • Viaducto colapsa en Belo Horizonte, deja al menos un muerto

    BELO HORIZONTE Brasil (Reuters) - Un viaducto en construcción se derrumbó el jueves en Belo Horizonte, donde la próxima semana se jugará una de las semifinales del Mundial, causando la muerte de al menos una persona. La construcción, que está a unos tres...
  • HOV rules suspended on I-95 south of Sunrise Blvd.

    Q: Are the HOV requirements still suspended on Interstate 95 in south Broward? The signs are still up in places north of Ives Dairy Road and no one knows whether they can move into the HOV lane at rush hour. When will the newest section of express lanes...
  • Building L.A. County segment would accelerate bullet train project

    The "train to nowhere" is beginning to look a bit more like a train to somewhere. Flush with $250 million this year and the promise of billions more from the state's cap-and-trade program, the California High Speed Rail Authority has proposed accelerating...