May 13, 2019 - 2:39 pm
A writer on the verge of releasing her debut novel is facing backlash after she posted a picture on Twitter of a public transit worker eating on a train and reported details about the woman to her bosses. Natasha Tynes later apologized on Twitter and deleted her post before making her account...
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April 24, 2019 - 2:56 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A historic mural on a freeway wall in downtown Los Angeles was painted over by a The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority contractor. But Metro has an explanation. The artist, Judy Baca, is upset. The mural, called "Hitting the Wall," was painted 35 years ago to...
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Pete Demetriou
February 07, 2019 - 1:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Metro announced today that it has formed a partnership with the San Francisco-based company Getaround to offer a carsharing service at more than 25 transit park-and-ride lots throughout Los Angeles County. Getaround allows people to rent and drive cars owned by people in their...
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December 31, 2018 - 8:05 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Southland residents planning to go out for New Year's Eve tonight will be able to take advantage of free transit rides to avoid driving drunk. All Metro bus and rail lines will be free beginning at 9 p.m. and continuing until 2 a.m. Tuesday. The fare gate at Metro rail stations...
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December 21, 2018 - 10:44 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Authorities today identified a man who died after he allegedly pushed a teenager onto railroad tracks at a Metro subway station in downtown Los Angeles and then got into an altercation with construction workers nearby. Husie Outing, 48, who was homeless, died at a hospital...
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November 06, 2018 - 7:42 am
(KNX 1070) -- Not only is voting crucial to having your voice heard, exercising your right as a citizen, and your obligation in a democratic society, voting in Los Angeles also means getting some fantastic discounts. Remember, as of March 2018, 17 states (plus the District of Columbia) offer same...
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CBS News
August 30, 2018 - 10:02 am
LONG BEACH, Calif. (CBS News/KNX 1070) -- Dozens of people attended a vigil Wednesday night for a man killed by a train a year ago, and the man's family released Metro security video of what the man's mother claims shows an officer throwing her son onto the tracks right in front of a train, reports...
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Los Angeles Street Car
August 14, 2018 - 5:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS/KNX 1070) - A funding plan to build, operate and maintain the Los Angeles Streetcar Project for 30 years was approved by a City Council committee. The four-mile streetcar would travel through key parts of downtown and could be funded through a combination of federal grants, county...
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Margaret Carrero/KNX 1070
July 30, 2018 - 10:18 am
(KNX 1070) - West Hollywood city leaders do not want to wait three decades to get a subway rolling through town. The planned northern extension of Metro’s Crenshaw Line to the station at Hollywood and Highland isn’t slated to be completed until 2047. KNX reporter Margaret Carrero reports: Officials...
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Margaret Carrero/KNX1070
May 25, 2018 - 12:34 pm
(KNX1070) - Two possible routes for a light rail line between downtown Los Angeles and Artesia will undergo additional study by Metro officials. Both would run underground - one would go along Alameda Street to Union Station, and the other would either stop near 7th Street or Pershing Square. The...
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