Blind man survives track fall as train arrives
A blind man walked off the edge of a subway platform and bounced off one of the rails below, landing in a tiny alcove in the track bed just wide enough to keep him from being struck by an approaching train, a transit official who saw video of the incident said Friday.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Blind man falls onto Los Angeles subway track as train arrives in station, escapes uninjured
A blind man fell onto the tracks at a subway station as a train was arriving Thursday, but he escaped unharmed by lying flat as the cars screeched to a halt above him, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority said.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Guess Who Took the Subway to the Oscars
Begley, who serves on the board of governors that oversees the Oscars, tweeted a photo of himself and his daughter Hayden dressed up in front of a Metro station.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Metro Board Slams Legislation That Would Increase Size of Board, Add Representatives from Legislature
L.A. County residents have long complained that they don't receive a fair share of funds from Metro, noting that many transit projects take place inside of the City of Los Angeles.
Streetcar named dissent
A battle is brewing on the streets of Los Angeles with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority gearing up to impose fare increases that would go into effect as early as Sept.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Los Angeles fits another piece of transit puzzle
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti looks at the proposed "Regional Connector Transit Project" plan as he attends a federal grant signing ceremony in Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
Los Angeles gets $670 million to link downtown trains
The light rail public transit system in Los Angeles is getting $670 million to solve one of its most vexing design deficiencies: Train riders who want to travel from one side of downtown and out the other must transfer twice.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
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Metro, Caltrans to hold High Desert Corridor webinar
VICTORVILLE The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the state Department of Transportation will host a webinar this month to discuss a high-speed rail project that would connect Victor Valley residents to their neighbors in the west.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Los Angeles braces for 'Jamzilla' on freeway
These days in Southern California, freeway projects with the potential to create major traffic headaches get a name.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Nevada City Native Headed to Washington D.C.
It has been announced that Nevada City native Michael Davies, a 2002 graduate of Nevada Union High School, recently relocated from Southern California to Washington, D.C. to accept a position as Assistant Director of Federal Affairs for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority -- better known as LA Metro.