Transportation


A Sobering Ride On Line 420

Veteran driver Jeff Herman is no stranger to the violent, bizarre twists of MTA Line 420, but the encounter with the armed man three years ago seems as vivid as yesterday’s shift.

Faulty MTA Radios Called Safety Risk

From the neon-lighted stations of the downtown subway to the bus routes

Homes Owned By Caltrans Not Kept Up, Records Show

About 100 acquired for freeway extension aren’t in shape to be rented.

Los Angeles plays legal hardball with Santa Fe over railway lines

In a move that could aid local transit agencies in their efforts to build a coastal commuter rail, Los Angeles County transportation officials...

Metro Rail Cost-Overrun Tab Adds To City Hall Fiscal Woes

City already owes at least $100 million to LACTC

Money Train

Why would a U.S. Congressman from Oklahoma come to L.A. to raise money?

Moving Down The Road

Caltrans’ 700,000 square-foot tower owes its existence to earthquakes, union muscle, and a tincture of politics.

MTA Spent Big To Sugarcoat Tunneling

Critics say humbug to mitigation effort

No Exit

Once stately properties that Caltrans bought 30 years ago to complete the still unfinished Long Beach Freeway stand as a testament of neglect by one of the most powerful agencies in California

Paper Trail Led to MTA Manager

Contractor bills aroused suspicion of kickbacks; Sesay await sentence.

Problems Pile Up Along Metroline

Report reveals 2,835 labor violations, lax supervision in new subway

Some MTA Drivers Get Physical

Attacks on riders not always punished

Subway Tunnel Walls At Risk, Report Warns

MTA officials say water-damage threat small

The Untouchables- Corridor of Shame

Slumlord Caltrans uses legal immunity to hold tenants and city at bay as long-needed repairs to homes the agency owns along the proposed 710 Freeway route drag on

Thunder Road

State pumps millions into easing train and car traffic along the increasingly busy Alameda Corridor East.

Transit Commision Auditors Cast Eagle Eye On Tutor’s Costs

Los Angeles County Transportation Commission auditors are questioning tens of thousands...

Tunnel Visions- Corridor of Shame

Caltrans may dig deep to find a way out of its 710 Freeway extension debacle


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