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Big rigs, big risks: Truck traffic rising — along with crashes

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| Last week's crash on the I-5 freeway brought home the high toll of big rig collisions in road damage, traffic delays and human life on Southern California's roadways.

Paid parking opens up spaces at Valley Red Line lots

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Metro has begun charging $3 to park at the North Hollywood and Universal City stations. The lots, which used to fill up by 7 a.m., haven't been as crowded.

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Metro narrowing Union Station-to-Artesia rail route options

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is moving ahead with two major rail projects in the wake of voter approval of the L.A. County Measure M sales tax increase.

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Metro will need more riders to hit bike share goal

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Metro drew 130,000 rides on its bike share system from July to March, but it will take more users to hit its mark. Drier spring and summer weather should help.

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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.

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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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