L.A.'s Successful Downtown Transit Hub

Union Station in downtown Los Angeles, once the gateway to postwar L.A., is thriving once again with thousands of daily commuters.
May 24, 2003, 1pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"They pile out of subway stations on their way to work. They run, shoulder to shoulder, to Metrolink trains. They sit on leather seats waiting for Amtrak and stand — with briefcases and baseball hats and book bags — waiting for buses that shuttle to points all over the region.To wade through the foot traffic at this historic terminal is to sense that what Los Angeles transit planners have long desired — mass transit that is easy to use, comfortable, even alluring through its beauty — is at least partially becoming a reality."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Thursday, May 22, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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