By Noel T. Braymer
An issue which has been around for at least 24 years is the limited number of links, or connections to much of Southern California via Metrolink. Metrolink has 534 route miles, but lacks connections to many places in Southern California. A prime example of this in a part of just Los Angels County with lots of people and places to go to which is hard to get to by Metrolink is the Western San Fernando Valley and West Los Angeles. There is the problem of lack of railroad tracks which parallel the I-405 Freeway in this area. This makes it difficult for passengers from Orange, Riverside and south east Los Angeles Counties to use Metrolink or any form of public transportation outside multiple transfers of local transit buses to get to the Westside.
But there is a fairly modest solution to this problem: dedicated bus connections…
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