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LA could join scooter ban wagon while city sorts out rules

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| Some city officials want to put the brakes on e-scooters, but others say it's unnecessary to ban the Birds when regulations are already in the works.

Metro studying options to extend Crenshaw Line north

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West Hollywood officials have pushed for years to get rail into their city, and they're getting creative with funding options to speed up the project.

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Beverly Hills bans Bird scooters for six months

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After complaints they have become a nuisance, Beverly Hills will crack down on those who ride the dockless devices or leave them in the city.

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Metro rail approved for the San Fernando Valley

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The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to build a 14-stop rail between Van Nuys and San Fernando. The nine-mile line is set to open by 2027.

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In the face of efforts to repeal California's gas tax, Gov. Brown leads the pushback

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As a GOP-based effort to repeal hikes in gas and diesel taxes and vehicle fees gains ground, Gov. Jerry Brown and other officials launch a defense of the increases.

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New Metrolink station opening near Burbank airport

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A stop on the Antelope Valley Line eases the way for travelers, although the train runs infrequently and costs more than Metro rail or bus.

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Why is busy Vermont Avenue getting a busway instead of rail?

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Building a rail line down Vermont would serve more riders than any of L.A. Metro's light rails, but rail isn't planned for another 50 years.

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How should the new Artesia rail go through DTLA?

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L.A. Metro is seeking public comment on eight route options that would take the Artesia light rail line through crowded downtown.

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