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MTA endorses Villaraigosa’s ambitious transit plan

Apr 23, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
The so-called 30-10 plan seeks to reduce construction times up to 20 years for a dozen transit projects, including the Westside subway extension, that were approved when voters passed Measure R.

Stepping into uncharted territory, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Thursday unanimously endorsed Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's ambitious plan to accelerate billions of dollars in transit projects with help from a federal assistance program that is still on the drawing board.