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January 13, 2012

Audit: L.A. lost $23.1M in bus stop ad revenue

According to Controller Wendy Greuel’s analysis of a 2002 contract Los Angeles held with CBS Decaux, the city moved slowly on permitting street furniture, which decreased the ad revenue the city could earn.


October 26, 2011

A-Z Bus Sales wins Calif. CNG paratransit contract

Company provides sales and service for new and used buses, financing of all buses through a large nationwide network, and offers parts and services, including emissions testing and diesel engine retrofits and warranty repairs.


August 12, 2011

L.A. transit advertiser to remove 6,000 bus benches

The city did not renew its contract with Norman Bench Advertising, which recently came under fire from officials for not disclosing how many benches it has and how much money it gets from displaying ads on them.


August 8, 2011

UCLA offers alternative transportation incentives

The Bruin Commuter Club, designed for students, staff and faculty who carpool, vanpool, use public transportation, bike and walk to campus, provides members with access to discounted parking and an emergency ride service.


March 7, 2011

Dance performance inspired by public transit

A Los Angeles-based dancer and frequent Metro rider turned his observations of a social choreography present in transit passengers into a 40-minute dance show.


February 10, 2011

L.A. may invest in streetcar system

A plan for the four-mile circular system, backed by the Chamber of Commerce and downtown City Council Members Jose Huizar and Jan Perry, would tax local property owners to pay for about half of the cost.


April 23, 2009

Web Extra: Growth, cost control hot topics at light rail event

Other opening day topics included TOD, attractive stop and station design, and art along rail lines to attract riders.


January 29, 2009

L.A. Metro tests first car on Gold Line

Trip was part of a clearance test in which the train car was towed, rather than self-powered, at approximately 5 mph so that it could easily stop on short notice.


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