The Much Needed Repairs of LA Roads and California Freeways

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When it comes to the worst roads in the country, the LA Metropolitan area is second only to San Francisco, with San Diego not far behind. Altogether, the state needs $59 billion for freeway maintenance and repair. The gasoline tax might be going up, and there could be a vehicle tax in your future — even if you drive an electric car.

Also, there's a rail system in downtown Los Angeles that's 298 feet long. Angel's Flight is hardly the Bullet Train, but transportation-buffs are passionate about getting both cars moving again — two years after they were shut down.

Photo: Chris Waits

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Jenny Hamel, Paul von Zielbauer