Take Two for October 23, 2013

Downtown LA streetcar plan mired by multimillion-dollar funding gap

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Image depicting a proposed streetcar to run in downtown L.A.

Last year, when voters signed off on a proposal to bring streetcars to downtown L.A. they were told the project would cost $125 million. Some cost overruns are to be expected, but a new estimate puts the price of the streetcars to more than $325 million.

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For more on what this means for the fate of the streetcar, we're joined by L.A. Times reporter Laura Nelson.


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