Metro: SR 710 Community Meetings

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SR-710 Study “All Communities Convening”

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Metro to Hold SR-710 Study “All Communities Convening” Open Houses on January 23, January 24, January 26,     The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will hold three “All CommunitiesConvening” corridor – wide open house meetings as part of the Alternative Analysis of the SR-710 environmental study. The open house meetings will be held on the following […]

All Communities Convening: Metro 710 Meetings

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will hold three “All Communities Convening” Information Sessions as part of the Alternative Analysis of the SR-710North Environmental Study. The information sessions will be held on the following dates:   Thursday, July 18, 2013, 6 pm – 8 pm Los Angeles Presbyterian Church 2241 N Eastern Avenue El Sereno, CA […]

El Sereno Meeting on Metro’s Big Dig Plans

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Pasadena City Councilman Steve Madison will moderate a panel discussion regarding the status of the SR 710 study and the proposal for a tunnel extension stretching underground from El Sereno to Pasadena. Speakers will include Metro representatives as well as the following regional experts: • Dr. Rob McConnell, USC, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine, Division […]

Pasadena Forum on L.A.’s Big Dig Proposal

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Pasadena City Councilman Steve Madison will moderate a panel discussion regarding the status of the SR 710 study and the proposal for a tunnel extension stretching underground from El Sereno to Pasadena. Speakers will include Metro representatives as well as the following regional experts: • Dr. Rob McConnell, USC, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine, Division […]

710 Freeway Opposition Testimony Dominates October Metro Board Meeting

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(NO-710 advocate Joe Cano recorded the meeting. His video can be found here.) Last week’s Metro board meeting agenda included numerous items, from bus service to Union Station run-through tracks, but the audience was packed with people mobilized to testify against Metro’s freeway expansion projects. Namely, the 710 Freeway. There are two halves to the 710 story: […]

The 710 Game: Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $780 million

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It seems suggestive that Metro and Caltran’s just launched SR-710 Conversations public outreach process features a timeline of transportation milestones printed as a board game. It remains to be seen whether it will be a game that the public plays: a creative rethinking of mobility needs in the San Gabriel Valley and Northeast Los Angeles, […]