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High-speed rail: An opportunity to make L.A. transit more seamless
High-speed rail: An opportunity to make L.A. transit more seamless

To the editor: The California High-Speed Rail Authority has at last shown some common sense in expediting construction of the Burbank-Palmdale segment. On a project of this size and scope, it was always crucial to prioritize building segments that could provide useful transportation on their own while the rest of the system gets built. ("Building L.A. County segment would accelerate bullet train project," Editorial, July 6) Now Metro and the Orange County Transportation Authority can exploit that by electrifying and upgrading existing tracks to give us "Electrolink" from south Orange County to Palmdale via L.A.'s Union Station. This will take advantage of the new...

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