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  • Leader Editorial: An idea that may travel well

    As we reported this week, a proposal was given a tentative green light by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board that shows promise toward easing traffic while closing a gap in transit options for travelers who need to make their way to Burbank Bob Hope Airport. The idea is to expand bus service in order to connect the Metro Red and Orange Line station in North Hollywood to the Lake Avenue Gold Line Station in Pasadena, creating a loop that could make it much easier for people to get from the airport to Pasadena and vice versa.
  • Bus service may ease I-5 worries

    As road construction continues on the Golden State (5) Freeway, expanded bus service closing the “transit gap” between the cities of Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena could ease traffic impacts in the region, local officials say. The proposed...

    Op-Ed: Paving the road to better transportation

    Population densities in the Southland have increased dramatically over the last generation, and are slated to multiply further as large apartment structures go up across the city to meet the renewed demand for housing in urban centers. Meanwhile, the city...

    Burb's Eye View: She knows how to tap into public transportation

    Burb's Eye View: She knows how to tap into public transportation
    A little over a year ago, Fay Playsted sat in the room at the Joslyn Adult Center, listening to someone from the L.A. Metro transit service talk about all the benefits of taking the bus or train. It made sense to her; she’d used the service for...

    Traffic mitigation measures approved by MTA

    Traffic mitigation measures approved by MTA
    A group of projects intended to relieve the traffic impacts of construction projects on the Golden State (5) Freeway were approved last week by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority. The slate of traffic mitigation measures, which are...