The Los Angles Metro system is being hit with losses up to $800 million because of low-ridership amid the coronavirus pandemic. The transportation agency has reported at least 57 cases of COVID-19 among its employees, contractors and vendors.
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Los Angeles County’s Metro reports 57 confirmed coronavirus cases among employees as of Monday and anticipates losses of up to $800 million due to low ridership.
Anyone in Los Angeles can use public transportation for free on election day.
LA Metro is offering free rides on its bus and rail network for all of March 3, according to a Metro press release.
Getting around Los Angeles may become quicker and easier for some UCLA students, according to drafts of planned changes to Metro’s bus system.
Los Angeles Metro released draft proposals of changes to its bus network Feb.
A local neighborhood council committee is calling for the removal of required parking minimums from North Westwood Village zoning regulations.
Parking minimums are requirements for a certain number of parking spaces based on the number of residents or guests expected by the developer.
Crime on the Los Angeles Metro system dropped about 17% from 2015 to 2019.
Metro released crime figures for its bus and rail systems Friday. It found that in the LA system, serious crimes such as robbery and assault fell nearly 23%, while less serious crimes fell about 11%, according to a Metro press release.
Over $1 billion in federal funding will finance the last section of a subway line extension to Westwood.
The United States Department of Transportation granted $1.3 billion on Tuesday for Section 3 of the Purple Line extension, a subway line that will connect Westwood to Downtown Los Angeles by 2027.
Electric bike company Wheels showcased a new bike model with an integrated helmet during a North Westwood Neighborhood Council committee meeting Jan. 14.
The transportation and safety committee of the NWWNC, which represents Westwood and UCLA to the Los Angeles City Council, met with Wheels representatives to discuss the new model.
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