Traversing LA One Bus At A Time

A Wall St. Journal reporter takes a five-day sightseeing trip to Los Angeles, sans rental car. Getting the Getty Villa and Watts Towers were two of the more challenging forays.

"With the mantra these days to combat global warming by reducing our carbon footprint, I decided to tour what is probably the world's most car-dependent big city using only public transportation. Many car-addicted Angelenos don't realize that their city's public transit system is one of the nation's largest; it claims to be No. 3 in terms of passengers per day. My challenge would be to visit the city's wonderful but widely scattered tourist sites without ever getting into a vehicle that wasn't a bus or a train."

Thanks to Melissa Chow

Full Story: The Bus Stops Here - Sightseeing in Los Angeles by public transportation takes a little money and a lot of time

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