Housing across California has become prohibitively expensive. Nowhere is this more true than in our urban cores, specifically Los Angeles and San Francisco. But even with their notoriously high rents in San Francisco, no city in the entire country is less affordable for the people who work in it than Los Angeles. Even affording to pay “median bottom-tier rents,” according to Zillow, costs working class Angelenos an incredible 121.2 percent of their income. That is a crushing cost for everyday Angelenos.
The rapidly changing atmosphere of earth requires dramatic action. Public transit and renewable energy must be top priorities. Chris agrees with the president of LA Metro’s proposal that free transit increases ridership and decreases traffic, making CA a cleaner and safer place to live.