Transfers, Bus Lanes, and More: What LA Metro Isn't Doing to Attract Riders

Columnist David Lazarus looks at how L.A. Metro could increase transit usage, in the wake of reports showing how expensive it is to drive instead.
March 24, 2010, 9am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Lazarus writes, "My car was in the shop last week, and I rode public transit around town. I don't mind going by bus or rail -- it's a nice change from playing road warrior. In fact, I'd willingly ride public transportation every day if the system were more user-friendly.

But it's not. And it's almost as if the dozens of entities that constitute the region's public-transit network are conspiring to make the system as unwelcoming as possible."

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Published on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 in The Los Angeles Times
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