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Friday Jul 25 | NBC Los Angeles

Counting Down to Crunch Time Near LAX

One week before the planned 57-hour bridge demolition and major street closure of one of the busiest entrances to the LAX, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will showcase for news media the capabilities of its new high-tech Mobile Command Center.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads, Westchester, IL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

San Fernando Business Journal

Metro Railcar Assembly Starts in Palmdale

The first light-rail vehicle from Japanese transit manufacturer Kinki Sharyo Co.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Transportation, World News, Japan

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Breeze

a Century Cruncha to make getting to LAX that much more fun

It's billed as the “Century Crunch,” a potential traffic nightmare rivaling the likes of “Carmageddon,” “Jamzilla” and possibly even “Sharknado.” For 57 hours from Friday through the morning of July 28, Century Boulevard - the busiest route into and out of Los Angeles International Airport - ... (more)

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Transportation, Sepulveda, CA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Planetizen

Ready and Waiting: New Law Makes Light Rail Possible in the San Fernando Valley

In another example of Los Angeles slowly unraveling itself from prior legislation that hinder its transit goals, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that will allow light rail construction in the San Fernando Valley.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Jerry Brown, US Governors, Transportation, North-Hollywood, CA, Van Nuys, CA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Brown signs bill lifting ban against light-rail in San Fernando Valley

L.A. City Councilman plans to ask for a study on converting the Orange Line to light rail, sources say For the first time in more than two decades, Los Angeles transportation officials can legally discuss building a light-rail line through a southern swath of the San Fernando Valley.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Jerry Brown, US Governors, Transportation, North-Hollywood, CA, Van Nuys, CA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bus Ride

NTI praises Dallas, Denver and Los Angeles' MAX program

The National Transit Institute , New Brunswick, NJ, presented its 2014 Model Program Award to Dallas Area Rapid Transit , Denver Regional Transportation District and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for their Multi-Agency Exchange program.

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ, Transportation

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Mass Transit

CA: $1.6B Design-Build Contract Recommendation Announced for Purple Line Extension

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority staff July 7 recommended awarding a $1.636 billion contract to design and build a 3.9-mile extension of the Metro Purple Line subway from Wilshire and Western to Wilshire and La At its July 24 meeting the Metro Board will consider the recommendation to award a contract to the firms of The ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads, Los Angeles, CA, Westwood (Los Angeles, CA), East Los Angeles, CA, Santa Monica, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

CE News

J.L. Patterson & Associates awarded contract for LA regional rail double-track project

Orange, Calif. - J.L. Patterson & Associates, Inc. , a civil, trackwork, environmental and structural engineering firm, has been awarded a $6.5 million contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for finalizing the design of a double track from Raymer to Bernson along the Ventura County Line of Metrolink.

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Related Topix: Orange, CA, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads, Ventura County, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Business Wire

Skanska builds underground transitway in Los Angeles, USA, for USD 574 M, about SEK 3.8 billion

Skanska has, in joint venture with Traylor Brothers, Inc., signed a contract with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to construct the Regional Connector, an underground transitway in downtown Los Angeles, USA.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads, Construction, Skanska USA Civil, Sweden, World News

Planetizen

Upgrades to Los Angeles' Historic Union Station to Create a Dynamic Transit Hub

As Los Angeles ambitiously builds public transit infrastructure, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is working on plans to update Union Station so that it will better serve the Los Angeles of the future.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Agreement sets measures to keep Disney Hall free of subway noise

Architect Frank Gehry was among those concerned that the planned subway trains would affect Disney Hall's acoustics.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Entertainment

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Planetizen

Proposed Rail Station to Provide Future Rail Connection to LAX

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted to move forward with a station near LAX, proving they'd made more progress in the last 12 months than in the previous 25 years to bring transit rail to the airport.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads

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