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  • Metro train rider 'shocked' after blind man survives being run over

    Metro train rider 'shocked' after blind man survives being run over
    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...
  • Blind man survives being run over by Metro train

    Blind man survives being run over by Metro train
    This post has been updated 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...
  • Relieved transportation officials proclaim 'Jamzilla' a success

    Relieved transportation officials proclaim 'Jamzilla' a success
    RIP, "Jamzilla." 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...
  • Jamzilla: Traffic on the 405 Freeway is light -- so far

    Jamzilla: Traffic on the 405 Freeway is light -- so far
    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...
  • Direct rail link to LAX may be too costly and risky, officials say

    Direct rail link to LAX may be too costly and risky, officials say
    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...
  • Senior housing complex being built near Compton transit stops

    Senior housing complex being built near Compton transit stops
    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...
  • Four key executives leaving in shakeup of Metro leadership

    Four key executives leaving in shakeup of Metro leadership
    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...
  • At least 3 key Metro execs leave in shakeup of transit agency managers

    At least 3 key Metro execs leave in shakeup of transit agency managers
    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.  An ongoing...
  • 405 Freeway closures through Sepulveda Pass planned this weekend

    405 Freeway closures through Sepulveda Pass planned this weekend
    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...
  • Jamzilla: Motorists urged to plan for longer Monday commute

    Jamzilla: Motorists urged to plan for longer Monday commute
    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...
  • 'Jamzilla' work is on schedule; Metro urges drivers to avoid area

    'Jamzilla' work is on schedule; Metro urges drivers to avoid area
    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...