Curitba-Style Busway Along LA's Wilshire Blvd Rejected

LA City Council votes 11 to 1 to have Metropolitan Transportation Agency halt plans for a dedicated busway
June 5, 2000, 4am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Opponents of the plan, which is based on the Curitiba, Brazil-style dedicated busway, would require major construction in the middle of Wilshire Blvd. The busway would run from Western through Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Agency plans to complete a draft EIF of the concept and make a decision by spring, 2001.

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Published on Friday, June 2, 2000 in Downtown News
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