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An L.A. transit plan with vision

An L.A. transit plan with vision

The Los Angeles City Council will vote Tuesday on a new 20-year transportation vision that no longer treats the car as king of the road. Under the proposed Mobility Plan 2035, city planners and engineers would have a new mandate to design and build streets that make it safer and easier for people to bike, walk and take public transit. It's time for L.A. to shed its traditional automobile-centric approach and evolve into a modern, multimodal city. The new plan would replace the one the city adopted in 1999, which was focused on relieving congestion and moving cars as fast as possible through city streets. But a lot has changed in the last 16 years. Los Angeles is in the middle of a...

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