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eNewsletters That Rock: The Transit Coalition

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"The Coalition works to develop a safe, integrated, cost effective and environmentally sound public transportation system for the greater Los Angeles Region."

The Transit Coalition's Weekly Transit eNewsletter is like putting a vegetarian in a tofu festival (err, a kid in a candy store). The eNewsletter, written like a blog with links throughout, feels interminable, yet exciting if you actually are a transit nerd.

Highlights from yesterday's e-mail include Councilman Bernard Parks' fight to name the newest light rail project, extending from Downtown to Culver City, the Expo Line, yet color it Rose on Metro maps. The Transit Coalition believes the Aqua Line is most appropriate.

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More importantly, it speaks about a possible light rail in Huntington Beach; installing WiFi on Metrolink trains; how the Orange Line in the Valley (where most complaints to the MTA come from) is getting so popular that bigger buses are needed along with a new Canoga Park stop; and Santa Monica College's search for more parking.