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Steve Hymon

The Mayor’s 30/10 plan

When voters approved Measure R in 2008, they were voting for a plan that proposed to raise sales taxes in Los Angeles County by a half-cent for 30 years. In return, voters would get about $40 billion in transit, road and other transportation improvements. But not $40 billion of fixes [continue reading]

Quiz time for me!

I received an interesting email from Browne Molyneux of the Bus Bench blog this afternoon. I thought Browne asked me a perfectly appropriate question, given that I work for a mass transit agency. I, however, disagreed with how she asked it. Here’s her email: Greetings Steve, Writing a post about [continue reading]

Reader email

It’s time to catch up on reader email again. If you have a thought worth sharing, always feel free to email us at thesource@metro.net Metro recently received word that the Federal Transit Administration declined to provide $77 million in funding for preliminary engineering on the Westside Subway Extension and the [continue reading]