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If effort to repeal California gas tax hike succeeds, what's impacted?

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| Those seeking to roll back new state gas tax and vehicle fee increases can begin collecting signatures to get their measure on the ballot.

Metro to offer ride-hailing service to transit stops

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Los Angeles County is in the midst of a transit-building boom, but still less than a quarter of the population lives within walking distance of a train or rapid bus stop.

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Young men, frequent drivers most likely to get distracted while driving

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Distracted driving is a growing problem, accounting for at least 12 percent of road crashes worldwide. Phones don't help. But personality and gender may play a role, too, researchers say.

Big rig driver's extradition planned in casino bus crash case

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A truck driver who stopped for road construction on the 10 Freeway before a casino bus crashed into his rig last year will face 40 counts, including vehicular manslaughter.

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LA Metro to offer Union Station bike storage, services

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On Wednesday, L.A. Metro plans to open a Union Station bike hub that includes bicycle racks and lockers, mechanics to help with repairs and a store for accessories.

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One buck will get you a rental bike in Griffith Park

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A Chinese firm is operating a dockless bike-share system in Griffith Park, offering hourly rentals for $1, far below the $3.50 charged by L.A. Metro for 30 minutes.

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State gas tax hike might not be felt right away

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The California gas tax increases by 12 cents starting on Wednesday, but the hike will be offset by lower prices for cheaper winter blend gasoline.

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Tips to stay safe on scary Halloween streets

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Halloween night is consistently one of the worst nights of the year for pedestrian injuries and fatalities, according to federal statistics.

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