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Noise Relief Coming for Residents Near LAX

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For years, residents close to Los Angeles International Airport have had to endure the noise that comes from living near one of the nation’s largest airports. But help is on the way. Eligible homeowners in Athens, Del Air and Lennox can apply to receive grant funding to […]

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Metro Approves Airport People Mover

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The Metropolitan Transportation Board unanimously agreed Thursday to build a new light rail station at 96th Street and Aviation Boulevard along the Crenshaw/LAX Line that will carry passengers to a newly built front door—or “gateway”—at Los Angeles International Airport. The board agreed that building an automated people […]

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Free Martin Luther King Medical Campus Shuttle

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Visitors and patients of the Martin Luther King Medical Campus in Willlowbrook can now ride a free shuttle to move around the grounds, courtesy of the County of Los Angeles. The wheelchair-accessible shuttle runs from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday with nine stops throughout […]

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Crenshaw Boulevard: A Greener Space for the Community

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The Crenshaw Boulevard Streetscape Plan, designed to go hand in hand with the construction of the Crenshaw-to-LAX rail line, lays out an ambitious vision to transform the look and feel of this historic street from concrete-heavy and car-centric, to “green” and pedestrian friendly. The plan, which was […]

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Crenshaw Boulevard Construction Begins

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Construction on the long anticipated Crenshaw-to-LAX rail line began on May 2 on a stretch of Crenshaw Boulevard between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Stocker Street. These streets were closed to implement traffic rerouting, traffic re-striping and the placement of concrete barriers to separate the work […]

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Creating a More Efficient Rail Line

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Train riders traveling from one side of Los Angeles County to the other must currently transfer twice in downtown. But thanks to a $670 million federal grant and a $160 million federally backed loan, the regional connector will allow for seamless travel from Santa Monica to East […]

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Metro to help Businesses During Crenshaw/LAX Construction

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The Metro Board of Directors approved a package of initiatives to help businesses that face economic losses due to construction of the Crenshaw/LAX rail line. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Metro board member Jacquelyn DuPont Walker and Mayor Eric Garcetti introduced the motion to help businesses […]

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‘Jamzilla’ to Shut Down 405

As a follow up to “Carmageddon I” and “Carmageddon II,” the northbound 405 freeway will be closed between Getty Center Drive and Ventura Boulevard on Presidents’ Day weekend, February 14 to 18. During this closure, given the nickname “Jamzilla,” sections of the freeway will be dug up, […]

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Update on Slauson Improvement Project

Pressing ahead with the Slauson Corridor Revitalization Project, business owners on the south side of Slauson Avenue between Overhill Drive and Angeles Vista have agreed to a brand new uniform façade look, with shared heights, color schemes of lime green, gray and beige and the same type […]

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Metro to help Businesses During Crenshaw/LAX Construction

The Metro Board of Directors approved a package of initiatives to help businesses that face economic losses due to construction of the Crenshaw/LAX rail line. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Metro board member Jacquelyn DuPont Walker and Mayor Eric Garcetti introduced the motion to help businesses […]

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