Hottest ticket in California: New light rail connects downtown to beaches
As we halt at Culver City I can just make out the Hollywood sign in the distance and, as we pass through museum-packed Exposition Park, a giant dinosaur skeleton in a glass cube at the sprawling Natural History Museum looks down on us.
If the century-old museum is the past, we are the future. The billion-pound light rail extension is the latest addition to the Los Angeles Metro, snaking through this notoriously car-centric city. It’s also the most inspiring, heading from high-rise central LA to just up from the beach at Santa Monica. Equally importantly for us, the 15-mile, 45-minute Expo... read more
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