The train operator severely injured in Tuesday's Metrolink crash is clinging to life after his heart stopped twice on Wednesday.
Years of driving from Venice to Encino in stop-and-go traffic on the 405 Freeway took a toll on Ken Elkinson. But the Venice resident, who works in insurance, didn't realize how much his stress was affecting him until his 4-year-old twins began gleefully repeating his road rage phrases, such as...
Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and former County Supervisor Gloria Molina took jabs at each other Wednesday night during an acrimonious three-way debate focused heavily on transportation and growth.
Fuel-efficient cars are great for the air and the planet. But they're lousy for our highways, especially those battery-powered vehicles. Let me remind you why.
A Metrolink train en route to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles derailed Tuesday evening, causing several commuter lines to be delayed, officials said.
During the evening rush hour, a section of Interstate 5 between the 710 and 605 freeways becomes a mosh pit of commuters as tens of thousands of vehicles outbound from L.A. squeeze from five lanes to four.
A so-called atmospheric river of rain and powerful wind has triggered massive delays at San Francisco International Airport, knocked down power lines and generally wreaked havoc on Northern California commuters.
A bus struck two pedestrians Wednesday evening in Redondo Beach, killing a man and sending a woman to the hospital with serious injuries, police said.
Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins proposed a plan Wednesday for funding road maintenance with $1.8 billion in fees on California drivers.
A pedestrian was hit and killed early Wednesday by a passenger train in San Marcos in northern San Diego County, according to the Sheriff's Department.
Soon, walking into Los Angeles Union Station could prompt a highly personalized cellphone message that goes something like this: "Welcome to Union Station. For the Metro Red Line, take the escalator to your right."
The budget proposal unveiled by President Obama on Monday earmarks more than $1 billion for California transportation and construction projects, including $330 million that Los Angeles officials called crucial to extending the Purple Line from the Mid-City area to Century City.
Even before it begins significant construction on the bullet train route, the California High-Speed Rail Authority has violated federal protections for the endangered San Joaquin kit fox in the Central Valley, federal regulators said in a letter last week.
A Chinese electric bus and truck manufacturer is making a comeback after hitting roadblocks on a Long Beach deal and being wrongfully charged with labor law violations.
Last September, Andreas Sundquist was on his way to San Francisco International Airport to pick up his girlfriend when traffic on Highway 101 near Redwood City suddenly came to a stop. Fearing he'd be late, he picked up his smartphone to check the GPS map. Was it road work? Had there been a...
Uber, Lyft and Sidecar have persuaded millions of Americans to trust people not licensed as taxi drivers to give them quick rides, but no company in the U.S. has been able to get the masses to take long-distance trips with unregulated drivers.
Tedious, frustrating, emotionally draining — that's how Eve Peters felt about online dating after seven years in the industry. Customers repeatedly told the former product lead at OKCupid Labs the whole affair is too time-consuming, and, based on complaints and her own personal...
California's bullet train, now under construction in Fresno, may one day carry passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco, a distance of about 400 miles.
The 351-mile rail corridor that runs along the coast between San Diego, Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo is the second-busiest intercity route in the nation.
Uber is taking a less frosty approach to the epic blizzard bearing down on the East Coast.
Looking to curb rear-end collisions, federal safety regulators announced plans Thursday to add two new features to a list of recommended safety technologies.
Since the start of the summer, gasoline prices in Los Angeles County have tumbled 40%, from more than $4 to $2.52, sparking gleeful social media posts and long lines at the cheapest gas stations.
A photo has emerged that purports to show fitness model and actor Greg Plitt moments before he was killed by a Metrolink train while filming in Burbank.
Arthur F. Leahy, a Navy sailor, came home to Los Angeles after World War II and settled back into his job as a streetcar operator for the L.A. Railway. He was assigned to Division 3 in Cypress Park, where the "Yellow Car" operators included women who'd been recruited during the war.
All taxicab drivers in Los Angeles will be required to use mobile apps similar to Uber and Lyft by this summer, according to a measure passed by the Los Angeles Taxicab Commission this week.
Service on the Metro’s Expo Line was briefly stopped Tuesday morning after a pedestrian was struck and critically injured by an eastbound train, authorities said.
To reduce air pollution and traffic congestion, California legislators passed an innovative law in 1992 to encourage solo commuters to get out of their cars and bike, carpool or take public transit to work.