L.A. Mayor Garcetti Thinks a Monorail Over the 405 Freeway Could Provide Alternative to Traffic Gridlock
Politicians have long sought to link the San Fernando Valley and the Westside via a rail line so commuters can avoid the 405 Freeway’s notorious traffic.
On Tuesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti raised a new idea to relieve the traffic bottleneck.
Garcetti wants to consider a monorail, a mode of transportation most Southern Californians probably associate with Disneyland and Las Vegas.
In an interview with KNX-AM’s “Ask the Mayor,” Garcetti said an above-ground train can’t traverse the pass because of the steep incline.
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