The White House wants to roll back fuel economy standards. Could that mean more air pollutants coming out of car tailpipes — just as LA is seeing a surge of home construction along freeways?
While many Angelenos are revving up for the first train to Santa Monica in over 60 years, some transit dreamers are working on a vehicle that would leave light rail in the dust. But how viable is Hyperloop? Do we need it? If it took 20 years and complex political wrangling to built the Expo line, what chance does an independent new system have?