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What the Los Angeles Metro could look like in 2040

The map above, shared with Know More by Nick Andert, shows planned, proposed, and hoped-for rail lines in Los Angeles in the next several decades. “Most of these projects are planned long-term by Metro, and how quickly they are built depends on politics in the next 30 years,” he writes. That’s good to hear for Angeleños, especially after this weekend’s 80-hour highway closure for construction.

A tip of the hat to Wired’s Adam Mann, who has put together a remarkable collection of hypothetical transit maps for several U.S. cities. Click below to see all of them.

Max Ehrenfreund | February 18, 2014 at 5:30 pm
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