Don’t Believe the L.A. Transit Hype
Slow and Cheap, the New Expo Line Will Dash Your Commuting Dreams
I wish this were a happy column about the advance of California public transit.
I wish I could report that my own life is better now that I ride the brand-new Metro Expo Line extension to work in Santa Monica. And I wish I could validate all the triumphant talk of the great metropolis of Los Angeles becoming a fabulous train town again, with the restoration of a vital rail link between its city center and the Pacific.
But I’m a rail commuter in Southern California now, so I no longer have …