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Transit project report's psychedelic cover was a bit of a trip
Transit project report's psychedelic cover was a bit of a trip

Government agencies can do very little to make an environmental impact report entertaining. Each study, hundreds of pages long, meticulously analyzes the possible effect of a major construction project on everything from endangered species to air quality. When printed out, the reports weigh enough to kill a small animal if dropped. And, aside from lawyers, engineers and advocates, few people read them voluntarily. But this month, something felt different when Caltrans and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority published a 1,316-page report on the High Desert Corridor, a proposed 63-mile freeway and rail link between the Antelope Valley and a fast-growing area of northwest San...

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