25 Sep '12, 2pm

Ninety percent of transit ballot initiatives have been approved this year: (via @ghanscom)

Ninety percent of transit ballot initiatives have been approved this year: (via @ghanscom)

Slate’s business and economics correspondent, Matthew Yglesias, recently penned a paean to L.A.’s newfound love affair with mass transit , only to be pummeled by the L.A. Weekly : Because L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the president’s longtime Latino pet, has burned through all his shills here at home, he now relies on D.C. journalists to spot his political ambitions. And boy, are they delivering … Earlier this week, Yglesias gave the Los Angeles mayor and his proposed Measure J transportation tax the slobberiest cross-country blow job to date. Transcontinental oral sex aside, the Weekly has a point: Even as Villaraigosa has championed new light rail lines and bike lanes, L.A. County’s Metro has slashed bus service to some of the city’s most down-and-out neighborhoods. But take heart, L.A. It could be worse. You could be Atlanta. Atlanta’s transit agency has been cutting...

Full article: http://grist.org/politics/transitsmart-growth-on-the-ballot/

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