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LA Metro diverges from feds on hires for transit projects

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| The Trump administration is rolling back a requirement encouraging local hires for federally funded transportation projects, but Metro is diverging where it can.

Something you didn't know is illegal may soon be made legal

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The California Legislature this week passed a measure that would make it legal for pedestrians to enter the crosswalk during the flashing countdown. Many didn't know it was illegal.

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Angels Flight prepares to re-reopen after mechanical fix

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The operator of Angels Flight, the railway billed as the shortest in the world, says the train won't run unless it is 100 percent sure it is safe.

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A rapid bus, tram or light rail in the San Fernando Valley?

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The public can weigh in on a transit line to run down Van Nuys Boulevard creating a north-south connection between Metrolink and the Orange Line rapid bus.

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Crenshaw Line shows transit cuts two ways in housing crisis

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Neighborhoods around the Crenshaw district are preparing for a new rail line connecting the city to LAX in 2019, but rising values can price out residents.

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LA street sweeper tickets could become thing of the past

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Los Angeles is looking to pilot a program to reduce the number of parking tickets given on street sweeping days. Turns out, there's an app for that.

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Tips for eclipse parking at Griffith Observatory

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Officials are advising visitors to try to arrive without a car, and the park is offering extra DASH bus service from the Metro Red Line station up the hill.

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Union Station changes call for more space for walkers, less for cars

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The public is invited to comment on LA Metro's planned changes to the areas surrounding Union Station. Comments can be submitted by email or at a Sept. 13 workshop.

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