fix articles 58391, metropolitan transportation authority
Hate-Mongering in America (tags)
Green Dissent: Why I Won't Vote for California Dems (tags)
The Field polls says California is going for Barack Obama 55% to 33%. Very well. My "Brotha" Barack doesn't need my vote and pumping Dem numbers only encourages our local Los Angeles scoundrels
Mayor, Nunez To Join Tonight's Rally: Bratton Plans to Attend (tags)
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez are among those expected to join immigrant-rights activists Thursday for a march and rally to denounce the actions of Los Angeles riot police at a May Day rally at MacArthur Park. Police Chief William Bratton, who will be at the LAPD's assembly area at today's rally, according to his office, told KPCC-FM on Wednesday that Deputy Chief Cayler "Lee" Carter, the ranking officer who was in MacArthur Park during the May 1 melee has decided to retire rather than continue on home duty pending an investigation.
NYC Transit Strike: Union Power vs. Class Collaboration (tags)
Strikers Defy Taylor Law
Villaraigosa has made a point of stressing his interest in governing from the center (tags)
Villaraigosa's associates say he too will cultivate a network of well-respected advisors outside City Hall to guide him on such issues as education reform, transportation planning and economic development. Among them are likely to be former Assembly speaker and mayoral candidate Bob Hertzberg, former Metropolitan Transportation Authority board member Nick Patsaouras and entrepreneur and former national Democratic Party official Ari Swiller.
[gangbox] THE JAVITS CENTER SHUFFLE (tags)
THE JAVITS CENTER SHUFFLE...discrimination, unequal distribution of work and the pitfalls of seeking workplace justice in the court system at New York City's convention center
[gangbox] SCABS OF NEW YORK (tags)
SCABS OF NEW YORK...rat contractors, company unions and the decline of union labor in the Manhattan residential construction sector
Fools Gold: New Light Rail System Not Worth the Price (tags)
In comparison to the MTA’s notoriously overcrowded buses that creep along through the Los Angeles metro area, stopping every 2 or 3 blocks for passengers and red lights, there’s no doubt the Gold Line represents a new era for car-free residents in the adjacent neighborhoods. Yet there is an even better alternative for people wanting to make long distance commutes.
GPLAC MEDIA RELEASE-MTA (tags)
Greens say MTA policies are skewed against the working poor
Federal Appeals Court rejects MTA's appeal-- Civil Rights Victory for 500,000 Lo (tags)
In a major defeat for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, a federal appeals court on Friday ordered the transit agency to buy hundreds of new buses to relieve overcrowding throughout Los Angeles County. The long-awaited decision, which took 16 months for the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to hand down, rejects the MTA's appeal of a court order issued more than two years ago by the chief U.S. District Court judge in Los Angeles calling for the agency to buy 248 additional buses.