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March 19, 2013

L.A. Metro launches bike safety campaign

It is becoming increasingly important for motorists and cyclists to safely co-exist on the region's roadways. In L.A. County, 19% of all trips are made by walking and biking, but bicyclists and pedestrians make up 395 of roadway fatalities.


October 2, 2012

L.A. mayor, transit execs honored by APTA

Honorees include Long Beach Transit's Larry Jackson, HMM's Peter Cipolla, Lane Transit District's Greg Evans, Denver RTD's Lee Kemp and Parsons Brinckerhoff's Cliff Henke.


September 21, 2012

L.A. Mayor to receive APTA 'Distiguished Service Award'

Awards will be presented Oct. 2 at the 2012 APTA annual meeting to be held in Seattle.


March 21, 2012

L.A. Metro unveils rail extension eco report

The Westside Subway Extension proposes to extend the Purple Line subway west from the Wilshire/Western station to the Westwood/VA area.


January 27, 2012

L.A. Metro approves agreement to hire more 'disadvantaged' workers

The Project Labor Agreement between the agency and the Los Angeles/Orange County Building Trades Council requires that 40% of work hours on Metro projects be done by workers who live in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods and 10% of the hours go to workers struggling with poverty. Many members of the public testified in favor of the plan.


January 20, 2012

L.A. Mayor looks to China as possible transit funding resource

During a trip to Asia in December, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa met with executives from a Chinese investment company, which officials said was arranged to explore alternative investment opportunities.


September 2, 2011

L.A. Metro to release final eco report for rail extension

The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor is an 8.5-mile light rail line that will extend from the intersection of Exposition and Crenshaw Boulevards to the Metro Green Line.


August 25, 2011

Police arrest L.A. Metro stabbing suspect

The incident was the first-ever murder on the Red Line in the 17 years that it has been open.


August 11, 2011

Web Extra: Carbon reduction, culture change top talk at green conference

From engaging employees to design and international innovations, the conference provided attendees with several options to make their operations greener.


August 4, 2011

L.A. Mayor calls for bus-only lanes

Villaraigosa, who has not yet targeted corridors that would receive the bus lanes, said the lanes would help give Los Angeles a "world-class transportation system."


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