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Light Rail, Hyperloop, High School Shop Returns as Career Tech

May 17, 201629 min
The long-awaited Expo Line extension to Santa Monica opens this weekend. What does it mean for mobility in the Southland? Meanwhile, some transit dreamers are working on a vehicle that would leave light rail in the dust: Hyperloop. In this week’s “Modern Trades” we visit a lighting factory in the City of Industry and a school in Van Nuys to find out how high schoolers are being prepared for high-tech manufacturing jobs.

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