Op-Ed: Provincial feuding over Measure M will make traffic and mobility worse for everyone

October 25, 2016
Traffic backs up along 5th Street in downtown Los Angeles on June 29.
Traffic backs up along 5th Street in downtown Los Angeles on June 29.
(Los Angeles Times)

In an opinion piece, Ethan Elkind (Director of UCLA’s Climate Change and Business Program) expresses his concern that Measure M—which would use a sales tax increase to help fund transportation expansion and improvement throughout Los Angeles—is deepening divides between L.A. communities. “L.A.’s success as a metropolis lives and dies by its ability to function as a whole, rather than a collection of isolated, feuding cities,” he writes.

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