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Metro trying vendor marketplace at Westlake/MacArthur Park station

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| A new Metro pilot program will allow 68 street vendors to occupy space on the Westlake/MacArthur Park station plaza, where many ply their trade without permits.

Small cities seek fair share of Measure M funding pie

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The voter-approved Measure M transportation sales tax increase will fund large projects but cities with smaller populations want their share of the revenues, too.

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Paralympian to highlight accessiblity issues at CicLAvia

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Sunday's CivLAvia takes place between Culver City and Venice with a special focus on accessibility challenges for those with disabilities.

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Garcetti joins other leaders in calling for road repairs

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The state faces a $130 billion backlog for road repairs, but lawmakers have been unable to agree on how to pay for fixes. Are conditions finally right?

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Wanted: Citizens to hold Metro accountable for spending

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A citizens oversight committee drawn from Los Angeles County residents would hold the transit agency accountable for the spending of $120 billion over 40 years.

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LA Metro officials still expect federal funding in Trump era

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The transportation agency depends on federal money to build and run transit, but a delay of a federal grant for a Northern California rail project has rattled officials.

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Brown sets April deadline to devise road-fix funding plan

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The governor repeated his call for major spending to shore up a deteriorating infrastructure, which has taken on more urgency with the Oroville Dam crisis and recent rains.

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A new multi-agency policing effort for Metro trains and buses

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LAPD and Long Beach police will join county sheriffs in policing L.A. county buses and trains in an effort to add officers to the system and increase security.

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