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DASH bus service changes in the works

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| Public hearings begin Saturday on the city of Los Angeles' proposal to expand its DASH bus service in some areas and reduce them in others.

Metro's Expo Line is a victim of its own success

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Trains are packed on the Expo Line's new extension to Santa Monica during peak hours, but adding more trains may not solve the problem.

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Which costs more for drivers — per-mile charge or gas tax?

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As gas taxes fail to cover road repair costs, Caltrans is running a pilot program to see if charges based on miles driven would work better. KPCC's Meghan McCarty signed up to find out.

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Suit seeks to stop license suspensions for unpaid traffic fines for low-income drivers

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Plaintiffs argue that California law only authorizes a license to be suspended for unpaid traffic fines if the driver willfully failed to pay.

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Cell service on LA's subway is expanding — slowly

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Delays have plagued the start of cell phone service in Metro subways, but Sprint is now providing service.

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LA's plan to eliminate fatalities on its streets

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Communities are being asked for feedback on possible approaches like engineering streets to slow car traffic and increasing enforcement of speed limits.

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Metro faces high hurdle on transit sales tax measure

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A Los Angeles County tax hike to fund rail, bus and highway improvements requires two-thirds of voters, a tall order in the biggest county in the nation.

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LA's bike-share program opens to walk-up users Monday

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Starting Monday, Los Angeles County's bike-share program will be open to walk-up riders. That comes as a new report shows bike-share access isn't always available to low-income communities.

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