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5 days ago
Trains were already crowded on the Metro Expo Line when they ran every six minutes during peak hours. When Metro cut frequencies to every eight minutes in June, riders were not pleased.
The Source
6 days ago
Katy Young Yaroslavsky discusses the the Measure W Implementation Ordinance and the committee appointees tasked with determining how this new funding will flow into community water projects.
The Planning Report
September 11, 2019, 9am PDT
There won't be many places left to sleep for the massive population of homeless living in the city of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Times
September 10, 2019, 8am PDT
There's a new front in the city of L.A.'s ongoing conflict between anti-development forces and efforts to add density at and around transit.
Los Angeles Times
September 8, 2019, 7am PDT
A Vision Zero program in Los Angeles is memorializing the tragedies of traffic collisions at 100 locations around the city.
Los Angeles Times
September 1, 2019, 11am PDT
Under a proposed 25-year solar contact, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power would pay record-cheap prices for 400 megawatts of power. But the utility declined to approve the deal after a utility workers' union raised concerns.
The Los Angeles Times
August 29, 2019, 10am PDT
The Wall Street Journal reports that bus riders on the Los Angeles County Transportation Authority system has declined significantly in recent years.
The Wall Street Journal
August 23, 2019, 8am PDT
A Los Angeles Times investigation reveals that the city of Los Angeles' might not have revealed every layer of ethics violation committed by Michael LoGrande after he left the Department of City Planning in 2016.
Los Angeles Times
August 23, 2019, 5am PDT
From Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Sydney, the best—and the cheapest—views are on ferries, buses, trains, and gondolas.
The New York Times
August 12, 2019, 9am PDT
The Los Angeles City Council voted to officially end the use of Level of Service in measuring environmental impact in favor of a more people-friendly measure: vehicle miles traveled.
Streetsblog Los Angeles
August 2, 2019, 10am PDT
The Los Angeles Police Department is looking to recruit 5,000 volunteers to run stake outs and "undercover surveillance," along with other police activities.
The Los Angeles Times
August 1, 2019, 8am PDT
Three years ago, Los Angeles passed temporary regulations to limit where people living out of cars could park their cars to sleep. The City Council extended those restrictions in a heated hearing this week.
Los Angeles Times
July 26, 2019, 2pm PDT
A pilot bus-only lane, originally intended to replace temporarily closed light rail service, has produced some big wins for transit advocates on social media.
Metro Los Angeles via Twitter
July 25, 2019, 10am PDT
A new Los Angeles initiative looks to neighborhood councils to lead disaster planning efforts that involve more residents.
Smart Cities Dive
July 24, 2019, 10am PDT
The Sepulveda Transit Corridor could offer tens of thousands of Los Angeles commuters an alternative to the infamously congested I-405 freeway, if local officials can find the funding.
Los Angeles Times
July 23, 2019, 1pm PDT
Environmentalists in California are upset that Los Angeles will build a new 840-megawatt natural gas plant to replace a 1,800-megawatt coal plant. The coal plant has been crucial to the economic development of Millard County, Utah.
Los Angeles Times
July 22, 2019, 1pm PDT
The city of South Gate, located on the southern stretch of the Los Angeles River, downriver of Downtown Los Angeles, recently published an initial study of the "Urban Orchard Project."
Urbanize LA
July 16, 2019, 10am PDT
A creative rental industry has emerged in Los Angeles as the affordable housing crisis grows.
Santa Monica Daily Press
July 14, 2019, 9am PDT
One of the largest transit systems in the country continues to lose large numbers of riders. But the causes behind the drop and the solutions to stop it are hard to pinpoint.
Los Angeles Times
July 13, 2019, 1pm PDT
All over the country, sorry bus stops lack seating. Studies show that deficiency can depress ridership, some motivated citizens are looking to change that.
CityLab