Phillip Washington will leave his role as CEO of the Denver Regional Transportation District to take the same position at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Mar 13, 2015 Los Angeles Daily News
Josh Barro provide examples galore of why the answer to that question isn't always yes—where costly rail investment has been to the detriment of existing transit. His column targets proposed projects, such as New York's LaGuardia Airport AirTrain.
Feb 11, 2015 New York Times - The Upshot
As gas prices have fallen, driving has increased. October driving mileage figures show an increase of 3 percent from a year earlier. A shift away from public transit may cause transit providers to rethink expansion plans.
Jan 30, 2015 The Wall Street Journal
Take a spin on the country's first articulated electric bus (minus overhead wires), manufactured by BYD Motors Inc. in Southern California and tested recently on the Los Angeles Orange Line.
Jan 7, 2015 Los Angeles Times
Dakota Smith reports that the Los Angeles transit renaissance is leaving the political leadership in the San Fernando Valley feeling left behind.
Dec 29, 2014 Los Angeles Daily News
The use of toll lanes on two of the Los Angeles region's freeways has proven popular enough that county transportation planners are considering expanding the system.
Nov 17, 2014 The San Gabriel Valley Tribune
The long awaited groundbreaking for work on Los Angeles’s Purple Line Extension commenced. The project is expected to open in 2023.
Nov 8, 2014 The Source
A blighted abandoned rail corridor through South Los Angeles received funding to plan a rail to trail conversion. Can residents compel officials to complete the sorely needed open space facility?
Oct 29, 2014 KPCC
Driven by a need to meet growing costs amid unstable federal subsidies, metropolitan transit agencies are eying their properties, particularly parking lots, as money makers from new residential and commercial development.
Oct 20, 2014 The Wall Street Journal
Metro Los Angeles produced a retro-style music video to raise awareness about transit app options in Los Angeles. Miami Vice wardrobes and Atari-grade graphics contribute to the cause.
Oct 17, 2014 Metro Los Angeles