Villaraigosa on 'America Fast Forward'

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Among American cities, Los Angeles often ranks first in commuter stress and hours wasted in traffic, but it's also first when it comes to cutting edge, forward thinking transportation planning. That's according to Canadian travel writer Taras Grescoe on the op-ed page of Saturday's LA Times.  Last week, a Congress that's been notable for not getting anything done passed a transportation bill that will generate jobs putting by a lot of that planning into effect. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is getting a lot of the credit for successful lobbying.




Warren Olney