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Trapped in the Valley, Where's the Train?

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Two fairly large, but non-deadly crashes in the Valley, first on the southbound 405 in Sherman Oaks, then on the westbound 101 in Tarzana, snarled morning commuters today. Needless to say, traffic backed up to the 101/405 interchange which is the busiest freeway interchange in the United States.

This brings up the question: where are the alternative options to traverse the 8.5 mile Sepulveda Pass between the Valley and metropolitan Los Angeles?

There are currently three options, listed here from ridiculous to most ridiculous:

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