The California Supreme Court’s Dynamex decision created a new test for what kind of work qualifies someone as an employee in the state.
Jul. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California’s gas tax increased by 5.6 cents a gallon, which is part of an incremental increase of the tax that voters approved a few years back.
Jul. 1from Greater LA
About 25% of LA Metro's bus lines are being used, despite a big push to expand public transit across LA County, according to an LA Times report today.
Jun. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Metro temporarily shut down two Downtown LA stations on its popular Expo Line train to Santa Monica. Those closures started last weekend and will last a few months.
Jun. 25from Greater LA
Uber has “disrupted” taxi cabs, e-scooters and bikes. Now the company’s airborne division, Uber Elevate, wants to add a ride-hailing service in the sky, called Uber Air.
Jun. 18from Design and Architecture
It looks like a big, white flying saucer that landed on its four legs, and if you’ve taken off or touched down at LAX in the past 50 years, chances are you’ve noticed it.
Jun. 13from Greater LA
Santa Monica is home to the oldest operating airport in Los Angeles County.
Jun. 11from Design and Architecture
The thousands of migrants who come into the U.S. every day through the Southwest borders are trying to get to their families. That’s where buses come in.
Jun. 11from Greater LA
When Governor Jerry Brown pushed for high speed rail to connect LA and San Francisco, Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk said he could create a cheaper and faster alternative: the…
Jun. 5from Greater LA
Uber had told investors to be prepared for it to lose even more than that; its first earnings report as a public company came in on the better end of Uber's projected range.
May. 31from NPR
Cars are being built and sold as quickly as they’re getting shredded, so what will future vehicles look like, and how will they adapt to a changing world?
May. 25from Greater LA
SB 50, the controversial housing bill championed by California State Senator Scott Wiener, has been shelved for debate until next year.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
“If you raised your arms up to go into the overhead bin, your whole dress is coming up,” former flight attendant Carolyn Wood told Greater LA, reflecting on what it was like to work in…
May. 15from Greater LA
Uber has never been profitable, yet the ride-hailing company may be valued at as much as $90 billion when it goes public Friday. It will be one of the largest tech IPOs ever.
May. 9from NPR
Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are on strike, protesting low wages and no benefits. They’re also urging riders to boycott the apps for the day.
May. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Strike organizers timed the action to draw attention to drivers' wage cuts and persistent job insecurity ahead of Uber's IPO on Friday, when the company's valuation may be as high as $91 billion.
May. 8from NPR
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Green New Deal for LA calls for reducing emissions, getting people out of their cars and building cleaner buildings.
May. 1from Greater LA
Apr. 29from Greater LA
Senate Bill 50 would force Los Angeles to allow more housing near public transportation.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A component responsible for detecting a crash and deploying air bags has been malfunctioning due to electrical interference, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says.
Apr. 24from NPR