Los Angeles and the Automobile

Los Angeles and the Automobile

The Making of the Modern City

Book - 1987
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Baker & Taylor
Looks at how the automobile and the lack of efficient public transport helped transform Los Angeles into a decentralized city and discusses the development of freeways.

University of California Press
More comprehensive than any other book on this topic, Los Angeles and the Automobile places the evolution of Los Angeles within the context of American political and urban history.

Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1987
ISBN: 9780520057951
Characteristics: xiii, 301 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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