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Nov 15 2019, 11:25 AM
HIRELAX REGISTRATION NOW OPEN, ORIENTATION TO BE HELD DECEMBER 14
(Los Angeles, CA) Officials with the HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program announced that registration is now open for the program's seventh class. A mandatory orientation event will take place from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Dec. 14, at Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC). Those who are selected for the program will begin class early next year. 
Nov 12 2019, 09:30 AM
TWO WEEKS AFTER LAX-IT LAUNCH, LAWA NOTES EIGHT STRAIGHT DAYS OF SMOOTH OPERATIONS, CONSISTENT SINGLE-DIGIT WAIT TIMES FOR TAXIS AND RIDE APPS

To accommodate additional pedestrians during Automated People Mover-related construction in front of the Tom Bradley International Terminal, the outer commercial island will be widened by 6 feet. The inner lanes and right-most pickup lane will be closed overnight, with LAWA shuttles pushed to the outer lanes and stops closed during those limited hours. The island and pickup points will be closed for the duration of the work. 



Nov 08 2019, 03:00 PM
ISLAND WIDENING TO CLOSE OUTER CURB AT TOM BRADLEY TERMINAL, REQUIRE OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES

To accommodate additional pedestrians during Automated People Mover-related construction in front of the Tom Bradley International Terminal, the outer commercial island will be widened by 6 feet. The inner lanes and right-most pickup lane will be closed overnight, with LAWA shuttles pushed to the outer lanes and stops closed during those limited hours. The island and pickup points will be closed for the duration of the work. 



Nov 07 2019, 08:00 PM
SIGNIFICANT REDUCTION IN WAIT TIMES AND 50% EXPANSION MARK THE FIRST WEEK OF LAX-IT

(Los Angeles, CA) Yesterday morning, Los Angeles World Airports opened the expansion to LAX-it ahead of schedule, at about 2 a.m., providing additional capacity for taxis and ride app passengers and drivers. Throughout the day, wait times were minimal, with guests waiting on average 0-5 minutes for their taxi, Uber or Lyft ride. Traffic on surrounding streets has flowed smoothly throughout the day as well.

 

Nov 07 2019, 11:08 AM
LAX HOSTS MORE THAN 1,000 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR ANNUAL AVIATION CAREER DAY
(Los Angeles, CA) On Wednesday morning, more than 1,000 students were welcomed by professionals in aviation, construction, public safety and other industries for LAX's Fourth Annual Aviation Career Day. Held just south of LAX's 25L/7R runway at the Flight Path Museum and Learning Center, the event featured a wide variety of exhibiting employers and two panel discussions, taking place next to two Boeing 787 Dreamliners and one Airbus 350, provided by United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, respectively. Students were welcomed from 16 Los Angeles-area high schools, many that are part of the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Nov 06 2019, 10:30 AM
LAX COMPLETES FIRST FOUNDATION WORK FOR AUTOMATED PEOPLE MOVER TRAIN SYSTEM
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has announced that the Automated People Mover (APM) project, a 2.25 mile elevated electric train system that will transport travelers in and out of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Central Terminal Area (CTA), has hit another significant milestone with the start of pile construction. These Cast-In-Drilled-Hole (CIDH) piles will form the foundation for the APM’s guideway and stations. The first piles for the East Station in the CTA and the Intermodal Transportation Facility – West (ITF-West) station off 96th Street were successfully completed
Nov 05 2019, 04:00 PM
STARTING AT 3 AM ON WEDNESDAY, 'LITTLE CENTURY' CLOSED TO PRIVATE VEHICLES
To provide the most consistent access for ride app vehicles picking up from LAX-it and customers of Park 'N Fly lot, access to Century Boulevard west of Sepulveda Boulevard (sometimes referred to as "Little Century") will be limited to Lyft vehicles and Park 'N Fly customers starting Wednesday at 3 a.m.

Nov 05 2019, 08:00 AM
NOVEMBER MODERNIZATION HIGHLIGHTS: Key Updates on Construction Projects at LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) Each month, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) shares updates on current and upcoming construction projects at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). As the airport is in the midst of a multibillion-dollar modernization program, new projects are starting with regular frequency.

Nov 04 2019, 05:30 AM
LAWA TO EXPAND LAX-IT BY 50% ON WEDNESDAY MORNING
(Los Angeles, CA) As Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) continues improving the LAX-it experience and reducing wait times in its first week of operations, airport officials announced the lot will be expanded by 50 percent on Wednesday. Construction began last Thursday and was successfully completed Sunday. The extension of the LAX-it lot will open at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, increasing the space for cars and guests in the lot by approximately 50 percent. The expansion is directly adjacent to the current lot and the shuttle bus system remains the same. The expansion was a pre-planned contingency to allow quick response to changed traffic patterns and behaviors from LAX-it. LAX-it is necessary to accommodate construction of the permanent fix to traffic at LAX, the world’s fourth busiest airport.
Nov 03 2019, 03:00 PM
SUNDAY, THE PEAK OF THE WEEK: LAWA ENCOURAGES TRAVELERS TO PREPARE FOR LONGER LAX-IT WAIT TIMES, TYPICAL SUNDAY EVENING AIRPORT TRAFFIC
(Los Angeles, CA) As Sunday evening is Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) most heavily traveled period of the week, officials strongly urge travelers to prepare for the possibility of longer wait times.
Nov 02 2019, 03:47 PM
PEAK OF THE WEEK: LAX-it GEARS UP FOR THE WEEKLY LARGEST INFLUX OF PASSENGERS ON SUNDAY
(Los Angeles, CA) Officials at Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) released expected peak traffic times for Sunday, urging arriving passengers to expect longer wait times at LAX-it and traffic congestion at the airport. As LAWA continues to streamline and improve the LAX-it process and experience five days after launch, building on the marked improvement to date, travelers are encouraged to plan for longer waits than normal.
Nov 01 2019, 02:30 PM
LAWA INCREASES SHUTTLE FLEET TO LAX-IT, VEHICLES IN CENTRAL TERMINAL AREA DECREASE BY 15% AND TRAVEL TIMES IMPROVE

(Los Angeles, CA) As Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) continues to improve the LAX-it experience half-way through its first week of operations, airport officials today announced an increase in the shuttle fleet to ensure swift transportation for guests to LAX-it, where they now connect with their taxi and ride app drivers. This announcement comes as travel times to LAX and through the Central Terminal Area have seen dramatic decreases since LAX-it’s launch just four days ago.

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