In the rush to grab all the newly available transportation dollars, cities such as Los Angeles made a Faustian bargain.
Eighteen or so cardboard figures were seen lingering at Belvedere Park in East Los Angeles as part of "Meet Me at the Metro" art program.
With the opening of the Orange Line Extension, it's now a bit easier to explore the wonders of the San Fernando Valley.
What can you find when you get off at every stop along the Expo Line?
In his new column Block by Block, modern day cartographer Eric Brightwell explores the various neighborhoods of L.A. on foot, bus, or train.
"I'm from Tijuana so L.A. wasn't that foreign," songwriter and musician Ceci Bastida tells us how she came to love L.A.