Friday morning will mark the first time in more than 60 years that a commuter train has pulled into downtown Santa Monica under its own power.
Citing "significant questions" over equity and public safety, six members of the Los Angeles City Council said Wednesday that they want to reexamine the new rules that would allow Uber and Lyft to pick up passengers at Los Angeles International Airport.
Two years ago, the Angels Flight railway made a final clattering descent down its Bunker Hill incline after one of the twin cars slipped off the track, leaving its sole passenger — an Australian tourist — startled but unhurt.
Los Angeles officials voted Thursday to allow ride services such as Uber and Lyft to pick up passengers at LAX, the largest U.S. city to grant full airport access to the rapidly growing app-based companies.
Uber — plagued by problems with regulators, drivers and taxi unions around the world — took a big blow in its home state Wednesday when an administrative judge recommended that the ride-sharing giant be fined $7.3 million and be suspended from operating in California.
As Southern California prepared to welcome the region's first light-rail line since the demise of the red Pacific Electric streetcars a generation before, reviews on rail were decidedly mixed.
The city of Los Angeles and Caltrans broke state environmental laws when they chose a design that has only one sidewalk for a four-lane bridge connecting Silver Lake and Atwater Village, according to a lawsuit filed Friday.
Commuting by mass transit in Los Angeles can sometimes feel like a schlep, particularly for those who don't live and work within easy walking distance from bus and train lines.