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The Valley will get light rail: Metro board approves north-south line along Van Nuys Boulevard

Published: 
Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:48am

For nearly two decades, residents of the northern and eastern San Fernando Valley watched as Los Angeles County officials opened new rail lines to the Westside, the San Gabriel Valley and East Los Angeles, hoping that the Southland’s transit building boom would someday reach them, too.

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Estonia Is About To Roll Out Free Public Transport Across The Whole Country

Published: 
Thu, 05/31/2018 - 6:18pm

If you like getting things for free, be prepared to feel envious. Starting July 1, Estonia will allow citizens to get from one end of the northern European country to the other without ever reaching into their wallets.

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Another 30 miles of California's bullet train route must run at lower speeds, documents show

Published: 
Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:55am

The California bullet train will have another slow segment of track as part of a new cost-savings measure, state rail authority documents reveal.

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Is Southern California's 'dockless' electric scooter fad a public safety hazard?

Published: 
Tue, 03/06/2018 (All day)

As Southern California continues to embrace ‘dockless’ bike sharing, a new player in the app-based mobility market has picked up considerable momentum — electric scooters.

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California bullet train cost surges by $2.8 billion: 'Worst-case scenario has happened

Published: 
Tue, 01/16/2018 (All day)

The estimated cost of building 119 miles of bullet train track in the Central Valley has jumped to $10.6 billion, an increase of $2.8 billion from the current budget and up from about $6 billion originally.