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Can traffic keep flowing during emergencies?

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| Hundreds of thousands of cars traverse the Sepulveda Pass every day, so the 405 freeway closure due to the Skirball Fire caused massive backups.

Metro picks transit projects to finish for 2028 Olympics

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The Olympics aren't coming for another 11 years, but L.A. Metro is planning ahead for 28 important transportation projects it hopes to finish before the games.

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If California's gas tax is repealed, what would happen?

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Those who want to roll back a new state gas tax and vehicle fees can start collecting signatures to get their measure on the ballot.

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Metro to offer ride-hailing service to transit stops

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Los Angeles County is in the midst of a transit-building boom, but still less than a quarter of the population lives within walking distance of a train or rapid bus stop.

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Big rig driver's extradition planned in casino bus crash case

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A truck driver who stopped for road construction on the 10 Freeway before a casino bus crashed into his rig last year will face 40 counts, including vehicular manslaughter.

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LA Metro to offer Union Station bike storage, services

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On Wednesday, L.A. Metro plans to open a Union Station bike hub that includes bicycle racks and lockers, mechanics to help with repairs and a store for accessories.

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One buck will get you a rental bike in Griffith Park

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A Chinese firm is operating a dockless bike-share system in Griffith Park, offering hourly rentals for $1, far below the $3.50 charged by L.A. Metro for 30 minutes.

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State gas tax hike might not be felt right away

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The California gas tax increases by 12 cents starting on Wednesday, but the hike will be offset by lower prices for cheaper winter blend gasoline.

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