Monday Apr 14
LA Daily News
Federal toll lanes report pulled from agenda by Metro; cost overruns cited
A long-anticipated federal report on the viability of two pilot ExpressLanes projects on the 110 and 10 freeways has been unexpectedly delayed, according to transportation officials.
The Modesto Bee
Cracks in LA commuter rail bridge to be repaired
Bryan Pennington of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority tells the Los Angeles Times the cracks are cosmetic and don't pose a danger to rail passengers or vehicles traveling the freeway.
CA: Westside Subway Extension Survives Legal Challenge by Beverly Hills
April 03--Knocking down one of the last hurdles for Los Angeles' long-awaited Westside subway extension, a judge ruled late Wednesday that transit officials followed environmental laws when they chose a route that would require tunneling under Beverly Hills High School.
Proposed Transit Fare Increase Provokes Strong Opposition in Los Angeles
More than 500 "activists, students and low-wage workers" spent their Saturday at a public hearing at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority imploring the agency's board not to raise fees.
Lawyer who Bilked Clients - Including MTA - out of $3 Mil Gets 10 Years
A disbarred attorney who stole money from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and another client was sentenced today to 10 years in state prison and ordered to pay nearly $3 million in restitution.