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Work on Wilshire subway continues amid funding doubts

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| Metro broke ground on the second section of the Purple Line to Beverly Hills, but federal funds for the final stretch to Westwood are up in the air.

LAX moves forward with private partner to build tram line

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The people mover will connect the terminals with parking, car rentals and the new Crenshaw Light Rail line, providing a rail connection to LAX at long last.

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Plan to widen south end of 710 freeway riles communities

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A CalTrans project funded by L.A. Metro would displace more than 400 residents, businesses, and a homeless shelter, drawing criticism from affected neighborhoods.

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More police on Metro bring more crime reports

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Six months after L.A. Metro changed its approach to policing buses and trains, has crime gone down? Statistics show mixed results.

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Rising car ownership may be cause for fewer transit riders

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A UCLA study suggests people in groups that traditionally use mass transit are buying more cars, which may be causing the decline in train and bus ridership.

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LA traffic fatalities decline, but still land short of goal

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The city's Vision Zero program aimed to reduce traffic fatalities in the city last year. Deaths did decline, but not as much as targeted.

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Should the LAPD enforce Metro's conduct code?

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Video of a police officer on a Metro train forcibly removing a young woman — who was later arrested — has stirred controversy about the LAPD's role on public transit.

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Is California falling short in preventing drunk driving?

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A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit ranked the states on their adoption of regulations that address the top road safety threats. California fell in the middle.

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