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16 developments sprouting along the Crenshaw Line, mapped

Development is simmering along the rail line.

LA’s new light rail line won’t open until 2021

Here’s what to know about the Crenshaw/LAX Line, which will eventually travel between South LA and the South Bay.

Projecting $700M in losses, Metro asks federal government for help

That’s a "massive hit" that could jeopardize the transit agency’s future plans.

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Metro’s Regional Connector is bringing new subway stations to Downtown LA

Here’s a guide to a very un-flashy transit project that will have a big impact.

To expand transit options before 2028 Olympics, Metro moves to build train to Whittier

It’s one of 28 projects Metro wants to finish before the Olympic Games.

Developer plans affordable apartments next to historic Watts Towers

213 affordable units for seniors, families, and homeless residents.

Metro tosses out development proposal, calls for more affordable housing in Westlake

Westlake is rapidly transforming, and to move ahead with the mostly market-rate project "would be aiding and abetting," Metro director says.

How fast can LA make its trains to Santa Monica?

At intersections, drivers might have to wait a bit longer to give priority to trains.

A guide to the (future) subway to the Westside

The Purple Line is now the D Line, and it’s getting seven new stations.

A guide to the subway formerly known as the Red Line

Now called the B Line, it reaches some of the most iconic landmarks in Los Angeles.

Shorter wait times? Faster trips? Metro has a plan to get more Angelenos onto buses.

One goal is to make public transportation more competitive with driving.

New letter names unveiled for all Los Angeles train lines

Each line in the system gets a letter name, similar to New York City.

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How to ride public transit in LA

If you’re new to using the subway, bus, or train in Los Angeles, these tips are for you.

Big changes are in store for Metro’s Gold Line

Here’s everything you need to know about the train’s future—and how to ride now.

Would free Metro fares get cars off the road in LA?

The head of LA’s countywide transit agency has proposed tolling drivers in order to pay for free rides on trains and buses—as soon as 2028.

‘I would ride it a lot more if it was faster’: LA train ridership keeps getting worse

Some lines are carrying fewer riders than they have in years.

Metro to spend $27M studying 405 toll lanes through Sepulveda Pass

Could tolling drivers speed up travel times?

Here’s how LA’s transit network changed over the last decade

New rail and rapid bus projects—including the Expo Line.

Metro unveils new subway car design—with benches

Bench seating makes it easier to clean train cars, and that’s likely to please riders who complain about spills, bugs, and trash.

Snoop Dogg to host Saturday’s reopening celebration of the Blue Line, ahem, A Line

New name, (slightly) faster train.

4 developers competing to build at Little Tokyo subway station

Metro plans to pick one developer by early next year.

As South LA changes, Destination Crenshaw is ‘absolutely necessary’

The open-air museum will celebrate black Los Angeles amid "so many concerns about gentrification," says City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

Mixed-use development planned near Crenshaw Line stop at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

The five-story building would hold 69 apartments—six of them affordable.

Fresh look for affordable housing development atop Vermont/Santa Monica Red Line station

190 units, shops, and more shade for Metro riders are planned.

Metro boosts service to alleviate Expo Line crowds, but riders say it’s not enough

"It gets so crowded sometimes people can’t move," one rider says.

Downtown Expo Line stations will reopen Saturday

A two-month closure is coming to an end.

New Valley councilmember ‘100 percent’ opposed to Metro bus-rapid line on Nordhoff

The line would connect North Hollywood and Chatsworth.

$806M contract will bring the Gold Line to Pomona

Construction costs have forced local leaders to break the project up into two separate segments.

Metro opens first bike share stations in the Valley

The agency’s bikes can now be found throughout the North Hollywood area.

Metro awards $15M to Destination Crenshaw

The open-air museum of public art, parks, and murals will celebrate black Los Angeles along the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line.

Beverly Hills school district has spent $15M fighting Westside subway

A citizens’ oversight committee is questioning the use of that money.

Train from Los Angeles to Las Vegas? Metro officials are talking with Virgin

Rail to San Bernardino County is already in the works.

Metro leaders call for more bus lanes, all-door boarding

They’re looking to reverse years of ridership decline.

Price tag swells to $9B for rail line through Sepulveda Pass

The project’s cost could be worth it: Metro says it would get riders from the Valley to LAX in under 40 minutes.

Outlook ‘depressing’ for Metro’s 28 by ’28 goal

At least $3.3 billion in additional funding is needed just to speed up four of the largest projects.

This winter, you’ll be able to pay for Metro rides with your phone

Pay for trains and buses with a swipe of the phone.

Eagle Rock split on Colorado Boulevard bus lanes

"Yesterday’s meeting more closely resembled an episode of the Jerry Springer Show than an official public information session," says resident.

Metro has a plan to bring more Angelenos to parks and beaches

Pilot projects will boost transit service to Chantry Flat, Hansen Dam, and Kenneth Hahn Park.

Metro Board will delay discussion of North Valley BRT

It’s been a year of ups and downs for Metro’s bus projects.