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More Americans relied on public transit (bus and rail) in 2013 than in any year since 1956, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) said Monday, March 10, 2014.
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) officials and other transport personnel welcomed a $670 million federal grant aiding a Downtown Regional Connector, scheduled to open in 2020.
Los Angeles continues to add to its growing light rail transit network, marked by the beginning of construction of its new 8.5-mile Crenshaw Line, which began Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
The California State Supreme Court, in an opinion issued Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, dismissed objections from "Neighbors for Smart Rail" objecting to Phase 2 construction of the Los Angeles Metro…
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has selected Atkins to serve as a general engineering consultant (GEC) in support of Metro's rail network operations, maintenance, and expansion plans,…
The San Bernardino Associated Governments has awarded a $600,000 contract to HDR Engineering to evaluate rail service to Los Angeles Ontario International Airport, located east of LA in Ontario, Calif.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has awarded the design-build contract for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project to Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors, with HNTB Corp. as lead designer. The…
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has engaged Protran Technology for pedestrian and trespassing detection/warning systems on its surface-running light rail network.
A report released Friday, June 7, 2013, by Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority staff recommends LACMTA award a $1.27 billion contract to Walsh-Shea Corridor Constructors, to advance the Crenshaw…
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is touting the winners of the first annual Rail Safety & Security Excellence Awards, which acknowledges rail transit agencies in North America for their…
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (LACMTA) Board of Directors has adopted a a balanced $5.1 billion Fiscal Year 2013-14 budget that holds fares at current levels. LACMTA's fiscal…
In Los Angeles, rail advocates in the Crenshaw neighborhood has lobbied to be included in LA Metro's namesake light rail line, despite concerns expressed that the money required was not…
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to repair a flawed junction where its Blue Line and Expo Line light rail transit routes converge.
California's Supreme Court has denied a motion brought by a local neighborhood group to temporarily block construction of Los Angeles' Expo Line light rail transit.
Los Angeles County voters Tuesday who supported Measure J, extending a half-cent tax for public transportation, accounted for 65% of those voting on the measure, thus falling short of a…
Expanding light rail transit reach in the Los Angeles basin could next include a 20-mile LRT line from LA's Union Station to downtown Santa Ana, in Orange County, Calif.
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been granted $545.9 million under a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to proceed with construction of the Crenshaw/LAX light rail…

Light rail transit proponents in metropolitan Los Angeles Thursday notched a victory when the Expo Construction Authority approved Phase II of the Expo Line; the second phase, a 7-mile, $1.5 billion addition, would extend the line from Culver City to Santa Monica, Calif. Phase I is currently under construction, linking Culver City with downtown Los Angeles. The Expo Line roughly parallels Interstate 10.

--> Light rail transit proponents in metropolitan Los Angeles Thursday notched a victory when the Expo Construction Authority approved Phase II of the Expo Line; the second phase, a 7-mile, $1.5…

Los Angeles’s 8.6-mile, $862 million Expo light rail line connecting downtown and Culver City could face construction delays pushing the project’s completion date back by as little as six weeks,…
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