| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:07 AM
A passenger who was on the Metro Red Line train that passed over a blind man moments after he fell off a platform Thursday described having a "sick feeling" as riders realized what had happened.
The man -- an unidentified 47-year-old Los Angeles...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:25 PM
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A blind man who fell off the edge of a subway platform Thursday afternoon and into the path of an oncoming Metro train survived the accident mostly unharmed, officials said.
"It really is a miracle," Los Angeles County...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:02 AM
With many Angelenos taking a holiday from traffic, the Presidents Day weekend closure of the northbound 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass proved a success, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:19 AM
So far, so good.
Traffic on the 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass was light early Saturday on the first full day of Jamzilla.
Most or all lanes of the busy northbound side of the freeway will be closed throughout President’s Day weekend for road...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Los Angeles County transportation officials on Thursday sent a strong signal that a direct light-rail link to Los Angeles International Airport may be too risky and costly to pursue, a blow to a regional planning goal long-sought by many transit users and...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Work is underway on Metro @ Compton Senior Apartments, a $19.5-million housing community near several transit stops, including the light rail Metro Blue Line.
The project is being developed by Meta Housing Corp. of Los Angeles, which specializes in...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Four key executives are leaving the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority after their jobs were eliminated to make the agency more efficient and less top-heavy, officials said Friday.
Employees expressed surprise that leaders of...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:59 PM
At least three key executives are expected to leave or have already left the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority after their jobs were eliminated to make the agency less top-heavy, Metro confirmed on Friday.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:36 PM
What's more complicated than Carmageddon and could seriously mess with the flow of Angelenos' long Presidents' Day weekend?
It's Jamzilla. That's the monster-evoking moniker that transportation officials have adopted for the 405 Freeway lane closures...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:05 PM
The monster-evoking “Jamzilla” lane closures on the northbound 405 Freeway this weekend appear to have appropriately scared off motorists, officials said.
Traffic on the freeway in the Sepulveda Pass flowed with minimal delays on Saturday...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Traffic on the northbound 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass continued to flow smoothly early Sunday, Day 2 of "Jamzilla."
But transportation officials are still warning drivers to avoid the freeway between Sunset and Ventura boulevards, where...