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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.

Bike and pedestrian improvements coming soon to Figueroa

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The "My Figueroa" project will add wider sidewalks, bus platforms, landscaping and a protected bike lane to Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles.

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Safety system in use in LA might have stopped NJ train crash

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The Positive Train Control safety system can automatically slow or stop a train headed for a crash. Despite a federal mandate, most rail lines have not installed it.

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Left out: Why LA is the city of unprotected left turns

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Anyone who has navigated L.A. traffic knows the horror of the unprotected left turn. It's almost an Angeleno rite of passage.

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Metro plans changes soon to ease Expo Line's overcrowding

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The popular downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica extension of the Expo Line may soon see relief from the overcrowding that has been the subject of complaints.

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WeHo council backs Metro measure in hopes of local rail

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West Hollywood officials have long pushed for a train, so they are backing Metro's Measure M sales tax measure in hopes the rail line can be built sooner.

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Rams games are creating Metro havoc, but don't expect much to change

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Some fans waited 90 minutes to get on the trains after the Rams game with the Seahawks. That might still be better than the sky-high prices for parking spots.

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Almost half of new Expo Line riders switched from driving

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Metro surveyed users of the new light rail to Santa Monica to find out how many are new riders, how they got to the stations and what they think of the train.

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