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Excavation for the Wilshire/La Brea station on the Los Angeles Purple Light Rail Line (Aug 2017) Photo Credit: LA Metro
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Rail Transit Advances in Los Angeles

Posted June 3, 2019, Length: 24:23

In 2008, Los Angeles County voters approved a half-cent sales tax increase to support specific improvements to both highways and transit facilities; in 2016, voters extended and increased that tax to support continued transportation investments.

In this podcast we get a progress report on the investment program and learn about transit projects that will support the 2028 Olympic Games from Phillip Washington, CEO of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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Descriptions of photos at top of page, from left to right:
Bayonne Bridge, from Bayonne, NJ to Staten Island, NY; the Tom Moreland Interchange in Atlanta, GA; Dworshak Dam, in Clearwater County, ID; a transmission substation in Orem, UT.
All photos courtesy of Wikipedia.