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Crenshaw to LAX Rail Line Breaks Ground

Donning hard hats, shovels in hand and bulldozers behind them, federal, state and local officials Tuesday celebrated the groundbreaking of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, an 8.5-mile light-rail line that will run between the Metro Expo and Green lines. The $2.058-billion project is expected to open in 2019 […]

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Crenshaw to LAX Rail Line Breaks Ground

Donning hard hats, shovels in hand and bulldozers behind them, federal, state and local officials celebrated the groundbreaking of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, an 8.5-mile light-rail line that will run between the Metro Expo and Green lines. The $2.058-billion project is expected to open in 2019 and […]

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Blue Line to Receive Upgrades

The so-called workhorse of the light rail system in Los Angeles is finally getting a re-do. Extending from downtown Los Angeles to Long Beach, the Metro Blue Line will undergo $1.2 billion in much- needed repairs. As the county’s oldest light rail line and one of the […]

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Blue Line to Receive Upgrades

The so-called workhorse of the light rail system in Los Angeles is finally getting a re-do. Extending from downtown Los Angeles to Long Beach, the Metro Blue Line will undergo $1.2 billion in much- needed repairs. As the county’s oldest light rail line and one of the […]

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Metro Approves Funding and Contractor for Crenshaw-to-LAX

After more than 30 years of discussion and planning, organizing and advocating, full funding for the design and construction of the Crenshaw-to-LAX light rail line was approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board Thursday. The vote, at last, gives the South Los Angeles corridor a rail line […]

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Rail to River: A Vision

An eight-mile stretch of unsightly, unkempt and unused railway in South Los Angeles is poised for a wonderful transformation into a greenbelt with walkways and bike lanes. The 8.3-mile right-of-way, which generally parallels Slauson Avenue, is being studied for key upgrades by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Dubbed […]

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Rideshare More in L.A. County

[raw]For people who suffer from asthma or other respiratory ailments, bad air quality can mean the difference between a good day and a terrible one. In L.A. County, nearly a quarter of the population suffers from conditions that cause wheezing, shortness of breath or require them to […]

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‘Bridge Bash’ Is Coming

A portion of the  most congested freeway in the nation — not to mention in Southern  California – will be shut down  this weekend in what is being called the “Bridge Bash.” The I-405 freeway south will be closed to traffic from 9 p.m. Saturday, August 17 to 5 p.m. Sunday, August 18 between […]

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New Flyaway Bus Service for $6

The new LAX FlyAway® bus service between the Metro Rail Exposition Line rail station at La Brea Avenue and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) began July 1. The station is located six blocks south of the Santa Monica (I-10) Freeway at the intersection of Exposition Boulevard and […]

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Attention All Cyclists

Attention all cyclists: On Saturday, June 29, the Ballona Creek Bike Path will be used for the Walk ‘n Rollers, a summer ride along the path that leads to the Marvin Braude bike path in Marina del Rey. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. and will make […]

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