No. 1 with a bullet: California's high-speed rail project.After we reported that former state Assemblyman Richard Katz might have been breaking the law by sitting on two government boards -- L.A.'s Metropolitan Transportation Authority and California's High Speed Rail Authority -- Katz caved ... More >>
As the city grapples with a $222 million deficit, the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners Monday approved a settlement of a lawsuit brought by a few airlines that would be worth about $118 million if the deal is approved by the City Council and the plaintiffs.
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U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii has sent a letter to the MTA regarding a pet project of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, "strongly" urging the transportation agency to "be responsive to the concerns and ideas of both residents and businesses located in Little Tokyo." Local community acti ... More >>
LAist reports that an MTA Blue Line train collided with a car or truck earlier this afternoon at Washington Boulevard and Main Street, sending one person to the hospital. A later blog post by the L.A. Times claims a total of three people were injured, with one woman trapped in the vehicle. Only last ... More >>
L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina's proposal to christen the stretch of the Gold Line that cuts through the mostly Latino Eastside "Linea de Oro" met with the reality of all cultural politics in this city and emerged with a cumbersome, but bilingual moniker. The Metropolitan Transportation ... More >>