To spend billions on infrastructure and end up with fewer people using mass transit is an absurd result, yet as Tim Cavanaugh reports, that's precisely what's happening in Los Angeles, where the LA Country Metropolitan Transit Authority is pushing a costly and unnecessary light-rail line while simultaneously reducing bus service. Why would a public transit authority want to reduce its number of paying customers while adding expensive, inflexible capacity that is destined to be severely underused?
California's progressive political imperatives are having such glaring real-world repercussions that it's hard to keep ignoring them.
"Touching someone's arm to get their attention, I would have thought was normal."
This Case, Which Resulted in a 20-Year Prison Sentence, Supposedly Showed How Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' Law Lets People Get Away With Murder
Michael Drejka said he had to shoot Markeis McGlockton in self-defense. Jurors disagreed.
Legislator Who Argues Housing Is a Human Right Also Suing to Stop Affordable Housing in Her District
New York Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou is a plaintiff in a lawsuit to stop a Habitat for Humanity housing project.
Naama Issachar, a 26-year-old woman who was arrested while catching a connecting flight in Moscow, was charged with drug smuggling.