March 19, 2013
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
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
Awards will be presented Oct. 2 at the 2012 APTA annual meeting to be held in Seattle.
March 21, 2012
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
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
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
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
The incident was the first-ever murder on the Red Line in the 17 years that it has been open.
August 11, 2011
From engaging employees to design and international innovations, the conference provided attendees with several options to make their operations greener.
August 4, 2011
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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