“My dream was to have, at every off ramp, a parking lot so people could come here and park their car, and there would be a child-care center,” says Pregerson. “You’d go to work on light rail. We were gonna have all kinds of social services—parent classes, day care, substance abuse, preschool.”
It was a new vision of transportation in Los Angeles, conceived in a court of law.
A custom illustration by Longreads Art Director Kjell Reigstad for the Hillel Aaron story “The Last Freeway.” The poster is 12″ by 18″ and printed on durable, archival matte paper.