This Is the Future of Your L.A. Rush Hour

From Public Transportation Projects to Express Lanes, Southern California Transit Is Being Transformed. But Will Any of It Speed Up Traffic?

Brian Taylor, Hilary Norton, Art Leahy, Kajon Cermak

The Los Angeles Times has said that we’re living in a golden age of public transportation in Los Angeles. But try telling that to the people stuck on the 10 and 405 freeways at rush hour. Are new train and bus lines decreasing the number of cars on Southern California’s roads? Will technology speed up L.A. traffic? And how will Measure R investments in transit—funded by a sales tax increase—change how we get around? A panel of transportation experts addressed these questions at an event co-presented by Metro in front …

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