FLy Over All Traffic (FLOAT) is angling to begin flying passengers above L.A.’s congested freeways later this year.
Jan. 16from Greater LA
LA wasn’t always all about cars and freeways. Years ago, there was a huge system of street cars (electric trolley lines), the Red and Yellow lines.
Jan. 8from Greater LA
Americans owe more for their cars than at any other point in U.S. history.
At least 240 people died last year in car collisions in the city of LA. More than 60% of them were pedestrians or cyclists. That’s the same number as the year before.
Jan. 7from Greater LA
We follow a customs officer doing this work at LAX, and talk to a traveler who’s been denied entry and is being sent back to Venezuela.
Dec. 19from Greater LA
You’ve seen the iconic, bright blue SuperShuttle around LA. You’ve probably ridden in it, or maybe you’ve paid $19 to get a ride home from LAX.
Dec. 17from Greater LA
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” had its glitzy premiere on Monday. That’s 42 years after the original movie came out in 1977.
L.A.'s love affair with cars has been long and passionate. Maybe that's why so many of us are willing to go into debt to drive them.
Dec. 16from Greater LA
There’s been a longtime debate about whether men or women are better drivers. Or maybe you can frame it this way: Who is the safer driver? The kinder driver?
Dec. 12from Greater LA
We have cars that run on food, like used french fry oil, corn, and even chocolate. Why not start making cars out of food too? That’s what Ford wants to do.
Dec. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Three thousand reported sexual assaults happened during Uber rides last year, according to a study Uber released on Thursday.
Dec. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), is considering letting single drivers use the carpool lane on the 405 freeway -- for a per-mile toll.
Dec. 3from Greater LA
Rain, a new rideshare system, and the busiest travel week of the year are likely to cause more stress at LAX.
Nov. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Two-bedroom units in Pasadena often sell for $700,000. So how could one cost $75,000? Caltrans owns it.
Nov. 20from Greater LA
That 710 freeway expansion was supposed to be a seamless corridor through the San Gabriel Valley.
Ford Motor Company is shaking up the EV market. They just unveiled a new crossover, 4-door SUV called the Mustang Mach-E.
Nov. 18from Greater LA
There’s a new system called LAX-IT. If you fly into LAX and you want a taxi, Lyft or Uber, you must now walk or take a shuttle bus to a parking and pickup area next to the airport.
Nov. 5from Greater LA
Fewer people are riding public transportation in LA and that’s a national trend, says Phillip Washington, CEO of LA County’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
“Part of this…
Oct. 23from Greater LA
We look at how our transportation system functions -- what works, what doesn’t, and what could improve it. One big issue that plagues public transit is travel time.
A ride on the Expo Line has become a fist-clenching affair: commuters’ faces and knuckles turn white at the prospect of running into their fellow rider when the train abruptly stops. …