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Tunneling to begin on downtown Regional Connector rail line

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| The connector, set to open in 2021, will eliminate the need for many rail transfers, shortening travel time by about 20 minutes through downtown.

How will Measure M impact low-income communities?

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A panel of experts discussed the Los Angeles County measure to fund transportation projects. One issue: will the poor be impacted disproportionately?

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BMW's vision for future motorcycles: They won't crash

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The German vehicle maker says riders in the future will use motorcycles as an escape from the digital world

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Westside motorists, get ready for Biden street closures

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The vice president is scheduled to be in town for a fundraiser, so motorists driving in Santa Monica, Westwood and West Los Angeles should be prepared for traffic tie-ups Thursday night and Friday morning.

Metro receives private proposals to speed big projects

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Several proposals from private companies would set up partnerships with the Los Angeles transit agency to move major transportation projects ahead.

Measure M tax increase could cost each resident $25-$65 a year

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The proposed sales tax bump would pay for a massive build-out of new train and highway systems, But will a higher tax affect where you buy your next big screen TV?

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Griffith Park parking to cost $4 an hour

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In a bid to restore more quiet to the municipal park, cars will be charged by the hour by year's end at the observatory lot and along main roads.

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Santa Monica's Car Free Fridays encourages new mobility options

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The beach city is throwing out a challenge starting this week: give up your car every Friday and take advantage of the new Expo Line, bike sharing or Big Blue Bus.

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