UEPI Presents – 710 on Trial

Caltrans is proposing extending the 710
Freeway by tunneling through and under North East communities. The
agency is currently evaluating five possible routes.

Join us for a community forum to:
–increase awareness of the Caltrans proposal(s) for the 710 freeway
–address environmental justice issues related to our regional transportation system
–share information and build a broader and more united community base of residents and activists

Featured speaker:
Honorable Anthony Portantino, Assemblymember, 44th District

And speakers from:
Cities of Glendale, La Canada Flintridge Los Angeles and South Pasadena
Urban & Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental College
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Chatten-Brown & Carstens
Representatives from 710 Corridor Communities

More information: http://departments.oxy.edu/uepi/710/

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