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Villaraigosa Says 30 Years is too Long to Wait for Transit Projects

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The Gold Line Memorial Park Station in Pasadena | Photo by Alberto Cueto via LAist Featured Photos on Flickr
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Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa tomorrow is expected to announce his plans in building support for something he calls the "30/10" push to accelerate Measure R transit projects--the voted in half cent sales tax increase--from being completed in 30 years to 10 years.

We bask in that vision, too, chock full of a subway to the sea (or just UCLA), a light rail from Culver City to Santa Monica, a rail connection to LAX and more. The big question is, how will it be done? Is this a realistic endeavor?

Hopefully that will be answered tomorrow when he speaks at the Los Angeles Business Council’s Annual Mayoral Housing, Transportation, and Jobs Summit at UCLA tomorow afternoon, a few hours after he takes a sneak peek ride on the new Gold Line Eastside Extension.