The Most Agressive Mayoral Transit Advocacy in America

Jarret Walker writes on Mayor Villaraigosa's 30/10 plan and why Los Angeles is a "smart long term bet" as a sustainable city.

The balkanized constellation of centers that make up Los Angeles, coupled with its already established grid of wide arterial boulevards, make it a cost effective proposition for high quality transit, says Walker. The accelerated plan has already garnered support in Washington and Sacramento, and is likely to encourage other metro areas looking to expand their transit networks with federal financial help.

Full Story: Los Angeles: The Next Great Transit Metropolis

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