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South LA pushing for 8-mile bike path

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Malcolm Harris crosses the defunct train tracks along Slauson Avenue and South San Pedro Street in South Los Angeles. He commutes on a bike along this path, navigating heavy traffic and sketchy roadways. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering turning the eight mile track into a green space that would offer walking and biking paths. Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC

Following on the heels of Whittier and Burbank, South Los Angeles is pushing for its own conversion of an abandoned rail line to a bike rail.

Metro is expected to approve $2.3 million to draw up plans. KPCC's Andrea Gardner reports.

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