| Nov 27, 2013
Re "More taxes for more transit?," Editorial, Nov. 24
I agree that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority needs to take its time getting our next transportation sales tax right. Putting that tax on the ballot in 2016, a...
| Nov 24, 2013
The half-cent sales tax approved by L.A. County voters in 2008 has already changed the landscape of Los Angeles.
The Orange Line busway extension to Chatsworth opened three years ahead of schedule. Construction is underway on two light-rail lines...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:48 AM
The top executive at the Los Angeles Transportation Department is stepping down, the latest to depart under Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the mayor's office told the Times.
Jaime De La Vega, who had been a major influence on transportation policy...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:30 AM
KNBC-TV Channel 4 is taking the bus.
Nearly 1,800 Los Angeles County buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have become the latest vehicles for the local TV station's advertising sales and marketing.
The NBCUniversal-owned station...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:44 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — After the deaths of two workers on BART tracks, the commuter rail system's directors Thursday permanently ended the practice of making employees on the tracks solely responsible for their own safety.
The directors of Bay Area Rapid...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The city of Lancaster has few Chinese restaurants. Its mayor cannot use chopsticks. And he has tried and failed to learn Mandarin.
But that doesn't stop R. Rex Parris from dreaming of creating an oasis for Chinese investment in this Mojave Desert town....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Dozens of law enforcement officers from two agencies responded Monday night to a report of 3-year-old girl who was missing on a Metro train line.
Authorities said the incident began after 8 p.m. at the Pico Station downtown when a man claiming to be a...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:28 PM
The maker of the international online video game hit "League of Legends" will move to a five-building office campus in West Los Angeles after signing what was described as the biggest new office lease in Southern California in five years.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with Times reporter Matt Stevens about Santa Monica’s development future.
The city’s skyline is poised to be dramatically altered.
One project would bring a 21-story hotel to Ocean Avenue, creating the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:16 PM
For all Santa Monica has changed over the last 30 years — the tech and entertainment offices, the upscale shopping centers — its skyline has remained largely the same: a few aging towers overlooking the city's coastal bluffs.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Although the number of accidental deaths on the Metro Blue Line appear to be falling, the suicide rate remains “troubling and high,” transit officials announced Monday.
The 22-mile line that connects downtown Los Angeles and Long Beach has...