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Plan to widen south end of 710 freeway riles communities

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| A CalTrans project funded by L.A. Metro would displace more than 400 residents, businesses, and a homeless shelter, drawing criticism from affected neighborhoods.

More police on Metro bring more crime reports

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Six months after L.A. Metro changed its approach to policing buses and trains, has crime gone down? Statistics show mixed results.

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Rising car ownership may be cause for fewer transit riders

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A UCLA study suggests people in groups that traditionally use mass transit are buying more cars, which may be causing the decline in train and bus ridership.

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How one LA street will change to cut down on road deaths

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Spring St. in downtown L.A. will get a makeover as part of Vision Zero, the city's plan to make streets safer for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.

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LA traffic fatalities decline, but still land short of goal

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The city's Vision Zero program aimed to reduce traffic fatalities in the city last year. Deaths did decline, but not as much as targeted.

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How to navigate LA Metro's Green Line as 5 stations close for months

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Westside commuters who use Metro's Green Line should prepare for a protracted headache. The transit agency will close the five westernmost stations for 71 days beginning at 9 p.m. Friday.

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Should the LAPD enforce Metro's conduct code?

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Video of a police officer on a Metro train forcibly removing a young woman — who was later arrested — has stirred controversy about the LAPD's role on public transit.

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Is California falling short in preventing drunk driving?

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A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit ranked the states on their adoption of regulations that address the top road safety threats. California fell in the middle.

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