February 4, 2019, 8am PST
Road pricing has its faults as a revenue measure, but it needs to be compared to ten elements of the current system of paying for transportation, including hidden subsidies, says Joe Cortright, an urban economist with Portland-based City Observatory.
January 31, 2019, 11am PST
After discussing a staff report on road pricing at their Jan. 24 meeting, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority directors paused to weigh the equity implications of charging motorists to drive on roads.
January 30, 2019, 9am PST
A rail transit project has serious momentum in Los Angeles, offering a potentially game changing alternative to the notoriously jammed commute on Interstate 405 over the Sepulveda Pass.
January 29, 2019, 11am PST
The Los Angeles County metropolitan Transportation Authority announced the launch of a one-year pilot program for on demand ridesharing, otherwise known as microtransit.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
January 21, 2019, 9am PST
Los Angeles Metro CEO Phil Washington will recommend to his board next Thursday that they pursue a congestion pricing program to reduce traffic congestion, improve transit, and subsidize transit fares in Los Angeles in time for the 2028 Olympics.
January 7, 2019, 9am PST
Metro will close several stretches of the Blue and Green lines as it completes $350 million worth of upgrades and opens the new Crenshaw Line. More than 100,000 daily riders may be inconvenienced.
Long Beach Press-Telegram
December 11, 2018, 12pm PST
Goodbye, Blue Line. Welcome, A Line. Goodbye, Red Line. Welcome, B Line.
December 10, 2018, 9am PST
The city of Los Angeles is looking for ways to close a $26.2 billion funding gap for its plan to complete 28 transportation projects by the 2028 Summer Olympics.
December 7, 2018, 10am PST
The available funding could shift transportation priorities in Southern California’s San Gabriel Valley. But transportation leaders appear to be leaning toward more of the same.
November 30, 2018, 2pm PST
The final nails have been put in the coffin of the I-710 extension, and now communities like Pasadena are getting ideas about how to spend Measure R funding once reserved for the unwanted freeway.
November 29, 2018, 9am PST
They had to wait the better part of a year, but two major transit projects finally have the funding Congress allocated in March.
November 26, 2018, 1pm PST
Construction of the Crenshaw Line in Los Angeles will go later than expected. Metro now expects the light rail line to open in 2020.
October 2, 2018, 1pm PDT
More details have emerged for yet another large transit project in Los Angeles County.
September 12, 2018, 1pm PDT
Measure M, approved by L.A. County voters in 2016, is enabling a slew of transit projects in the San Fernando Valley.
August 16, 2018, 9am PDT
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be it the first in the country to deploy body scanners on its rail system.
August 1, 2018, 9am PDT
An extended Crenshaw Line would cut north-south through the middle of the Los Angeles basin, connecting three rail transit lines and some of the busiest buses in the county. Some don't want to wait 30 years for the plan to come to fruition.
July 21, 2018, 1pm PDT
The forthcoming people move to LAX could have company nearby, with a proposal for a people mover to the new NFL stadium in Inglewood.
July 1, 2018, 9am PDT
Light rail could come to "The Valley" for the first time, under a plan approved this week by the Los Angeles County metropolitan Transportation Authority's Board of Directors.
June 20, 2018, 2pm PDT
Transit planners with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority have recommended light rail for the planned East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor Project.
The Architect's Newspaper
February 20, 2018, 2pm PST
More transit agencies are recognizing that it's not enough to build transit infrastructure if the people who really need it don't live close enough to use it.