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Metro construction to cause weekend closures in Miracle Mile

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| Several sections of Wilshire Boulevard will be closed weekends starting June 10 and running through the fall due to construction of a new subway station at La Brea.

Metrolink's new Riverside to Perris service starts Monday


The regional rail agency hopes to boost ridership with the new extension and discounted student and short-distance tickets.

LA plans to revive its program to install speed bumps


Recession budget cuts meant neighborhood requests for speed bumps were put on hold, but now the city plans to begin installing them again.

New Metro student discounts expanded to part-time college students


The Los Angeles County transit agency board approved new discounts making bus and train rides cheaper for college students, including those attending part time.

Metro plan aims to make walking to stations easier and safer


The agency that runs the trains and buses is now working on making walking and biking easier, but the funds to carry out its plans haven't been identified.

New Expo Line stations see 12,000 trips on first commute day


The newly completed rail line accesses more than just the beach; it also connects Angelenos to employment centers.

Nope, the Expo Line doesn't beat a car or bike in a race


The only possible way I could have won would be if at each transfer point, my train was ready to go with no waiting. That never happens in real life.

What to do about harassment on Metro trains and buses


About 20 percent of all women riding Metro report some form of harassment while on a train or bus.