Zachary Schrag, “The Great Society Subway: A History of the Washington Metro”, 2014 was the topic of an earlier blog post.
Jules Verne, “Journey to the Center of the Earth“, 1865 also was the topic of an earlier blog post.
Here I present: Ethan Elkind, “Railtown: The Fight for Los Angeles Metro Rail; and, The Future of the City”, 2014 which was a book on urban rail. The book consists of three sections: Introduction, Body & Conclusion. Body section is made of ten chapters. The table of contents of the book is shown BELOW.
The Once and Future Railtown
1 • An Eighteen-Month Promise
2 • The New Mulholland
3 • Bureaucratic Paper Shuffling and Jurisdictional Squabbling
4 • Henry Waxman’s Hot Air
5 • Tunnel Stiffs, Fires, and Sinkholes
6 • The Wish List
7 • A Knife in the Seat
8 • Of Race and Rail
9 • Switching Tracks
10 • Subway to the Sea
The Future of Los Angeles Rail and the American City
Here I presented: Ethan Elkind, “Railtown: The Fight for Los Angeles Metro Rail; and, The Future of the City”, 2014 which was a book on urban rail. The map of the Los Angeled Metro is shown ABOVE.
The Los Angeles Metro began operation in 1990; and, is made up of nine (9) lines, listed BELOW.
1. “A” Line. Blue
2. “B” Line. Red
3. “C” Line. Green
4. “D” Line. Purple
5. “E” Line. Expo
6. “G” Line. Orange
7. “J” Line. Silver
8. “K” Line. Pink
9. “L” Line. Gold
Aviation-LAX station stop is the airport transportation connection.
Union Station stop is the railways transportation connection.
Jules Verne (1828-1905), “Around the World in Eighty Days”, 1872 was the topic of an earlier blog post.
Monisha Rajesh मोनीषा राजेश , “Around India in Eighty Trains”, 2012 was the topic of an earlier blog post.