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Market for street vendors opens near transit station

LOS ANGELES — A community market opened March 30 outside the portal to the Westlake-MacArthur Red-Purple Line Station where street vendors can sell their goods. The market, a one-year pilot program and the first to be located at a Metropolitan Transportation Authority station, was created in partnership with the city, county and neighborhood organizations. “This…

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MTA introduces bike share program downtown

LOS ANGELES — Transportation and elected officials kick-started the region’s new bike-share program July 7 with almost 300 bicyclists — including Mayor Eric Garcetti — riding out of Grand Park to several bike stations sprinkled throughout downtown Los Angeles. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s first bike-share program — there is already one in Santa Monica, and…

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