Los Angeles and the ‘great American streetcar scandal’

When LA was stripped of its beloved streetcars in the 1960s, the city was quickly thrust into a traffic-clogged world of private cars and diesel buses. But with the involvement of automobile and oil companies, was this the work of a conspiracy?

Los Angeles’ Four Level interchange: a history of cities in 50 buildings,

Planned as ‘a landmark of beauty and pride for the entire city’, the Stack was the first of its kind, helping to create LA as a freeway metropolis and condemning its residents to largely car-dependent lives