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Mayoral Candidates Disagree Over What To Do With Beverly Hills

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 03.08.2013 | Los Angeles

In a mostly amicable race so far, one of the first issues to divide the leading candidates for Los Angeles mayor involves another city altogether -- B...

Fault-y Towers: Don't Mention the Core!

John Mirisch | Posted 01.21.2012 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The initial Metro Century City seismological studies were released in October. To nobody's surprise, they showed that it would be "impossible" for Metro to build a station along Santa Monica Boulevard.

"My Metro, Right or Wrong": Metro's Greatest Hetz

John Mirisch | Posted 12.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

I am indeed convinced that Metro's decision to locate a UCLA subway station almost a mile away from UCLA is a bad one.

Fight on for UCLA: Rejecting a Westwood-Adjacent Subway Station

John Mirisch | Posted 12.06.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The station planned for the Westside extension's Purple Line is known as the "UCLA/Westwood" station. USC gets its station, now UCLA gets its station. Let the best team win, right? Not so fast.

Middle America and the Westside Subway

John Mirisch | Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

Leave it to Joel Epstein to connect his experience of running down an innocent deer in rural Nebraska with the proposed Constellation station of the W...

Carmageddon, Out East, And America Fast Forward

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

For me, leaving LA doesn't mean losing touch with the progress of America Fast Forward. In fact, I find these regular outings give me some helpful perspective on what Angelenos are trying to achieve transit-wise.

Bait-Switch-Fix: The Westside Subway's Three Act Play

John Mirisch | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The message of the press conference participants was clear: we want the Century City station on Constellation and we don't care if you have to tunnel under Beverly Hills High School to get there.

LA's Rail Renaissance: MTA Is Poised To Accelerate Its Rail Projects

latimes.com | Ari Bloomekatz, Times Staff Writer | Posted 07.15.2011 | Los Angeles

While many agencies are cutting back, Los Angeles' aggressive rail expansion is picking up steam. The county's Metropolitan Transportation Authorit...

Subway and Regional Connector Chugging Along into 2011

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

The new year has just begun and already there's good news for our planned Westside Subway and Regional Connector, two key 30/10 Measure R transit proj...

The Westside Subway: Welcome Back, Epstein

John Mirisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The Constellation station that Epstein is so fervently in favor of is exactly one block from the Santa Monica station that had been planned by Metro for the better part of a decade.