“The Metro Blue Line…from Downtown LA…one of the most popular light rail trains in the nation…killed its 103rd person this past Tuesday.”
The current Puple Line plan calls for an at grade system running through our neighborhoods, within 1/2 mile of 4 primary and secondary schools, alongside a walking path and down the center of the most busy part of the University of Maryland.
“At grade is an accident waiting to happen…It’s a 19th century practice. We should not go with at grade, particularly with transit lines that are going to operate for the next 70 years. ” says Dr. Najmedin Meshkati, who teaches civil and environmental engineering at USC