Metro

Pedestrians board a train at Union Station Friday March 7, 2014 in Los  Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Man charged in Syria plot returning to California

SEATTLE (AP) — A man who prosecutors say spoke of bombing the Los Angeles subway system and joining Islamic extremists in Syria is returning to California to face a terrorism-related charge after his arrest near […]

03/17/2014

LA Metro

Beefed up patrols for Metro Orange Line

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With as many as 22 percent of riders failing to pay fares, transportation and sheriff’s officials announced efforts today to ensure people pay to ride the Metro Orange Line bus through […]

02/25/2014

Interstate 405

405 in West LA to close Thursday night

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The southbound San Diego (405) Freeway will be closed between Santa Monica and National boulevards in West Los Angeles for five hours Friday morning while crews realign lanes to accommodate roadway […]

12/24/2013

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Mulholland Bridge reopens after 2 years of construction

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – After two years of construction and two “Carmageddon” freeway closures to make way for demolition, the rebuilt Mulholland Drive bridge over the San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass reopened […]

12/18/2013

Interstate 405

405 Sunset offramp reopened today

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Sunset Boulevard offramp from the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway reopened today following a roughly four-month closure for reconstruction. The rebuilt ramp is roughly 60 percent longer, allowing for more […]

11/25/2013

Interstate 405

3-month ramp closure on the 405

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The eastbound Wilshire Boulevard onramp to the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway will close for 90 days beginning tonight, the final extended ramp closure required for the reconstruction of the interchange. […]

08/22/2013

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Metro offers free traffic safety classes for bicyclists

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Beginning and advanced bicyclists throughout Los Angeles County will get a chance this summer to brush up on their traffic safety skills through free lessons funded by a $203,000 federal grant. […]

07/11/2013

110 toll lanes open this weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County’s first toll lanes will open this weekend on the Harbor (110) Freeway, allowing solo drivers to bypass traffic by paying to use 11 miles of carpool lanes. The […]

11/09/2012

OK for driver to kick smelly baby off Seattle bus

SEATTLE (AP) – Metro Transit in Seattle has apologized but says it won’t discipline the driver who asked a woman with a baby to get off a bus because of a stinky diaper. Metro told […]

10/19/2012

City Council opposes 710 fwy extension

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The City Council went on record today opposing any extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway that would cut through Los Angeles, adopting a resolution saying such a project would do […]

08/28/2012

Westside subway extension's next step achieved

(CNS) – The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority announced today it has received federal approval to seek funding for the design and construction of the Westside Subway Extension. The certification from the Federal Transit Administration […]

08/10/2012