blockitecture leaderboard

L.A. to Extend Light Rail

Transportation officials in Los Angeles have approved the extension of one of the city's light rail lines out to Santa Monica. The new 7-mile link will connect the oceanside town to downtown L.A.

"Extending the line to Santa Monica would be an important milestone in L.A.'s ambitious rail-building campaign. It would also mark the farthest west a Metropolitan Transportation Authority line has reached, serving a section of the county notorious for traffic problems.

'Every other part of Los Angeles has been served by mass public transportation,' said L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, who represents the Westside. 'This part of town, this part of the county has waited a long time for this.'"

Construction on the extension could begin later this year.

Full Story: Rail line to Santa Monica wins approval

Comments

Comments

Documents!

Build Your Own Paper Block City

Urban Fold is an all-inclusive kit that allows anyone to build the city of their dreams with a few simple folds.
$24.95
building block set

NEW! Build the world you want to see

Irresistible block set for adults when placed on a coffee table or desk, and great fun for kids.
$25
AICP CTP Storefont Display

The first online AICP* CTP exam prep class

Are you ready to take the AICP* Certified Transportation Planner exam?
Priced at $245 for May exam!
Wood necklace with city map

City Necklaces

These sweet pendants are engraved on a cedar charm with a mini map of selected cities. The perfect gift for friends and family or yourself!
$28.00