Public Transit Riders With Two Cars

A growing number of commuters are taking public transit and keeping a car at both ends of the train trip.
October 13, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"At the Irvine Transportation Center, which serves as a hub for Metrolink and Amtrak trains, so many commuters are parking second cars overnight that Irvine, which owns the station, is hoping to build a parking structure to meet the demand... The situation creates gridlock in the mornings as residents from Irvine and nearby cities arrive to board the train to their jobs in Los Angeles, the Inland Empire and elsewhere, and struggle to find parking. In the afternoon, the roles are reversed."

Thanks to Mindy Oliver

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Published on Tuesday, October 12, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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