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LOOK: LA's Old Transit System Was Bigger Than NYC's Today

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.31.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles used to have a public transit system that covered about 25 percent more track mileage than New York City's current subway system. In it...

Measure J: A Self-Help Economic Stimulus Package For L.A .County

Gloria Ohland | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Gloria Ohland

Measure J would usher in this new era with a bang, making L.A. County more healthy, prosperous and sustainable, with cleaner air, in about a decade, by constructing seven transit lines and eight highway improvement projects.

Fight on for UCLA: Rejecting a Westwood-Adjacent Subway Station

John Mirisch | Posted 12.06.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The station planned for the Westside extension's Purple Line is known as the "UCLA/Westwood" station. USC gets its station, now UCLA gets its station. Let the best team win, right? Not so fast.

Life in the Fast Lane

Ron Radziner and Leo Marmol | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Ron Radziner and Leo Marmol

As an architect, I spend my days zooming from home to home on the windblown highways of Rayner Banham's Autopia. If there is one thing I've learned from life in the fast lane, it's that building more car lanes only brings more cars.

More Freeways Won't End L.A.'s Traffic Woes

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Reynolds

There are two things on which most Southern Californians enthusiastically agree: Vin Scully should announce Dodger baseball forever, and something needs to be done about the traffic.

Bait-Switch-Fix: The Westside Subway's Three Act Play

John Mirisch | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The message of the press conference participants was clear: we want the Century City station on Constellation and we don't care if you have to tunnel under Beverly Hills High School to get there.

The LA City Council Talks Too Much

Joel Epstein | Posted 08.10.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

The LA City Council and needs to stop talking and start acting on the Wilshire bus rapid transit project.

More Economic Output "Bang" for Our Investment "Buck"

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

As the country slowly crawls out of the global economic recession, Los Angeles is taking bold steps to invest in infrastructure, create jobs, increase...

Subway and Regional Connector Chugging Along into 2011

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

The new year has just begun and already there's good news for our planned Westside Subway and Regional Connector, two key 30/10 Measure R transit proj...