01/15/2014 04:19 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

9 Big-Deal Ways LA Is Ditching Its Reputation For Car-Centricity

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t's no secret that the city is pushing (and has been pushing) to create more public space in Los Angeles, and the data, showing a rise in public transit use and a small but noticeable decline in car usage, suggests that if you build it, people will come out of their tiny pods and interact with each other. LA's reputation as a city that requires a car is seeming less and less deserved these days, and even non-Angelenos are noticing.