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A network of electric “red cars” connected L.A., Orange, Ventura, San Bernadino, and Riverside counties then fell victim to Angelenos’ love of the automobile. (Photo courtesy Orange County Archives)

What Government Needs to Do

The stage is set for a renaissance in public transportation, says former chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Opinion by Jim Oberstar ... More

The Spenders

“‘How much cash and credit of the United States Government has been spent since March 4, 1933?’ I finally asked a very high-placed official. He answered calmly enough: ‘I do not know. I do not suppose anybody knows.’” The discussion was quoted in the editorial The Spenders from the August 8, 1936 issue of The […] ... More