MTA raises plane-train ante for Bob Hope Airport
By Daniel Siegal
May 23, 2013
"The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted Thursday to pony up $1.7 million to reach the local match for a decades-old $4.3 million federal grant that will be used to enhance Bob Hope Airport's efforts to foster a "plane-to-train connection" to local transit.
The money will help accelerate construction of a Metrolink station along the Antelope Valley line, among other improvement projects, airport officials said.
The funds will come from Measure R, a half-cent sales tax that was approved by county voters in 2008 to pay for transportation projects..."