A Little Clarification by Metro (via The Source)

The Reason Foundation — long-time critics of rail mass transit — put together the above video posted to YouTubelast week. It’s amusing. It’s also a little factually challenged.

So in the spirit of fun, here goes… (read the full article at the source) Continue reading

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Atlanta’s “Beltway” Project (via The Source)

A vision for Atlanta’s “Beltway” project

I’m a big fan of architectural renderings when it comes to any kind of civic infrastructure. While the drawings aren’t always moored to accuracy, they’re a nice way to get people thinking and/or excited about projects that can take many years to build.

One of the things I do think the California High-Speed Rail Authority has done right is put together a lot of videos and renderings of what the bullet train would look like. I’d like to see that kind of work done on behalf of more urban transit projects, including here in L.A. And, as far as I’m concerned, the more renderings Metro produces, the better. Continue reading