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Laura Nelson

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Transportation reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Laura Nelson on KCRW

LA traffic is getting worse. So what is it going to take to get you out of your car and onto a bus or train?

What will it take you to give up the car?

LA traffic is getting worse. So what is it going to take to get you out of your car and onto a bus or train?

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Plans for the high-speed rail project originally meant to connect L.A. and San Francisco - are now derailed. At least, so it seems.

Bullet Train Plans Go Off the Rails

Plans for the high-speed rail project originally meant to connect L.A. and San Francisco - are now derailed. At least, so it seems.

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The LA city council is thinking about raising speed limits on about 100 miles of city streets. They want police to be able to ticket more drivers to make streets safer.

The convoluted logic behind raising L.A.’s speed limits to make streets safer

The LA city council is thinking about raising speed limits on about 100 miles of city streets. They want police to be able to ticket more drivers to make streets safer.

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