| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Join Times staff writers Dan Weikel and Laura J. Nelson for an L.A. Now Live online discussion Wednesday at 11 a.m. about a new report on last year's shooting at Los Angeles International Airport that is critical of the communication and coordination...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:41 PM
When Congress formed the Transportation Security Administration two months after 9/11, the agency's mission was clear: Its officers would not carry guns or make arrests. Instead, they would focus on screening passengers for weapons, bombs and other...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:13 AM
In a drive to combat pedestrian fatalities, Los Angeles County transit officials unveiled a video Tuesday showing dozens of people walking, running, bicycling -- and in one case, rolling in a wheelchair -- across dangerous railroad tracks despite flashing...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:25 AM
A new federal report recommends taking a voluntary approach rather than government regulation to reduce the noise and safety risks of low-flying helicopters over neighborhoods across the Los Angeles Basin.
The study by the Federal Aviation...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Thursday called on Metrolink to assess the health risks of air pollution on neighborhoods surrounding the commuter railroad's central maintenance yard north of downtown Los Angeles.
At a news conference, Schiff made the...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Friday ordered local officials to develop a detailed plan to save a popular aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport.
On a motion by Eric Garcetti, the council called on Los Angeles World Airports, the airport's...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:55 AM
A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:09 AM
California's bullet train agency is facing a series of new regulatory and political problems that could jeopardize its July construction kickoff, which already has been delayed more than six months.
The new challenges are coming from a private...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:59 AM
State high-speed rail officials acknowledged Thursday that they changed their rules for selecting a builder for the bullet train's first phase in the Central Valley, a shift that subsequently made it possible for a consortium led by Sylmar-based Tutor...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 1:13 PM
A Sacramento County judge has rejected a bid by agricultural interests to temporarily halt California's bullet train project in the Central Valley until a lawsuit can be decided.
After a three-hour hearing, Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley on Friday...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 3:42 PM
After hearing from victims of the deadly Metrolink crash in Chatsworth, the Los Angeles City Council vowed Wednesday to look into a $160-million city contract awarded to a transportation company linked to the rail disaster.
The crash killed 25 people,...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Van Nuys Airport, one of the busiest general aviation centers in the country, will receive an $18.4-million federal grant to reconstruct and replace its main runway, government officials announced Friday.
The Federal Aviation Administration funds will...