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E-scooters will stay in Santa Monica...on some conditions

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| Santa Monica officials announced details of a new pilot program with e-scooter and bike share companies — and the new rules that will go along with it.

Metrolink remembers its deadliest train crash 10 years later

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It’s been 10 years since 25 people died and 100 were injured in Chatsworth. Officials at the memorial said safety updates since 2008 have prevented collisions since.

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LA aims to eliminate 25% of smog before the 2028 Olympics

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Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday asking California to rely 100% on electric energy by 2045. LA answered with a goal of its own: electrifying transportation.

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Officials unveil $300 million San Gabriel train trench

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The new 1.4-mile train trench brings railroads below traffic. It will save over 1,700 delayed hours waiting for the train to pass. And it saves more than just time.

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Antelope Valley housing project one step closer to reality

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The Centennial Housing Project would add 20,000 homes 70 miles northeast of LA. Despite protest, the LA County Regional Planning Commission recommended its approval.

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My Figueroa street revamp adds safety for walkers and bikers

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Four miles of the busy road between downtown Los Angeles and USC has been redesigned with protected or buffered bike lanes, new crosswalks and landscaping.

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Scooters dodge LA city ban, but face possible regulation

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City transportation officials will reaffirm their cease-and-desist letters issued to scooter companies back in June that prevents them from operating for now.

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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.

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