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Los Angeles' Metro rail system has finally grown up, so it should be no surprise that it would start treating Angelenos like transit adults and demand that riders pay a fare (and make up to $9 million annually in the process). Starting today, the Los...
Sorry subway riders, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is no longer operating on the honor system. The turnstile gates for the Purple and Red lines at Union Station will be latched today and riders will need a TAP card...
It was hailed as a crowning achievement for Los Angeles in the early 1970s — an indoor shopping mall that filled an entire downtown block and also boasted a plush hotel and a high-rise office building. For years, tourists flocked to the premier...
Nothing in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's repertoire calls for 135-ton trains. The orchestra aims to keep it that way when Metro light rail cars start rumbling through a subway tunnel near Walt Disney Concert Hall. Experts who know the hall's...
Re "Subway worries for the Phil," May 17 I am second to no one in my enthusiasm for riding the rail lines operated by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. But the proposed new subway line downtown must not — must not!...
During eight years in office, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa staked much of his legacy on transportation. He lobbied Washington for millions of dollars in federal funding. He oversaw the addition of 150 miles of bike lanes. And, five years ago, he...
Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa, Transportation, Travel, Polls, Elections
Chris Robbins could be a poster child for mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti's vision for Los Angeles. Each morning, Robbins straps on a backpack, cues up his iPod and sets out on a short walk to the subway, which whisks him to his downtown public...
Tags: Transportation, Travel, Rentals, Trials, Cirque du Soleil
The state bullet train agency is pushing full throttle to start construction of the important first phase of the California high-speed rail system in as little as six weeks, prompting scrutiny of the state's selection of a construction company with the...
Well, Michael Bublé, you've made our hearts melt yet again. The crooner gave an impromptu performance at the 66th Street Lincoln Center stop of the New York subway Thursday, singing the Jackson 5's "Who's Lovin' You." He sang the song with a capella...
Tags: Transportation, Travel, Music, Entertainment, Lincoln Center
NEW YORK — In the program for "Lucky Guy," the play Nora Ephron raced to complete before her death last year, there's a note by the author titled "Journalism: A Love Story." That's a pretty good description of the drama, Ephron's valentine to...
Re "It all begins on Wilshire," March 24 I have always been fascinated by Wilshire Boulevard, the great thoroughfare analyzed by Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne. While I had a job on Wilshire near Vermont Avenue as a twentysomething in...
The man accused of killing Colorado's prisons chief had bomb-making materials in his trunk when he got into a highway shootout in Texas, according to court documents released Tuesday. The gun that killed Colorado prisons director Tom Clements last...
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