Transportation Justice “This was a busway before I made it into a light rail.” NYT. That’s progress?

Posted: November 29th, 2012

Rail Plan Stirs Distrust Among Black Angelenos. The Leimert Park neighborhood, the heart of black culture in Los Angeles, may be left without a stop on a new rail line,” according to the New York Times.

The City Project comments:

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See the beautiful Slide Show of Leimert Park on the New York Times site here.

Read the full article in the Times here.

In the meantime, a local sales tax ballot measure for transportation funding has apparently failed, opposed by black leadership and others. Measure J would extend a 1/2 cent sales tax dedicated to transportation for 30 years, but is falling short of a 2/3 vote requirement.

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