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‘Car-crazed’ L.A. welcoming transit, sustainability

From Measure R, which is enhancing bus and rail, to bike sharing to LEED projects, Los Angeles may soon buck its long-held reputation as car-obsessed. APTA’s recent Sustainability Workshop showed us how.

Transit to rescue city from ‘Carmageddon’

An absolute horror is about to descend on car-dependent Los Angeles: a 10-mile freeway shutdown. L.A. Public transit is stepping up its game to help Angelenos get around. Could this “car-tastophe” work out in public transit’s favor?

Will 2011 usher in a brighter outlook?

After the past two very challenging years, 2011 seems to have gotten off to a good start for transit.

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