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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.

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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Sand Fire disrupting rail service for Antelope Valley commuters

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Metrolink officials expected rail service north of the Via Princessa station would be cancelled for a second day because of the Sand Fire.

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LA County bike share program off to quick start

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More than 1,600 people have purchased passes to rent the 1,000 bikes available in the downtown L.A. area.

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