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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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Hollywood and Vine diagonal crosswalk christened with Conga

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Results are promising after Hollywood's first diagonal crosswalk cut pedestrian injuries in half. The cast of “On Your Feet” helped with its debut.

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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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One of 3 planned bridges over LA River breaks ground

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The multimodal bridge connecting Atwater Village with Griffith Park will take until late 2019 to construct at a cost of $16 million.

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Want a free ride on Elon Musk's test tunnel? It could happen soon

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Musk tweeted Thursday that, pending regulatory approvals, free rides will be offered to the public in a few months. He also posted an Instagram video of the tunnel.