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Three Government Committees Reject Current Plans to Widen 710 Between Long Beach and East LA

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Long Beach City Council I-710 Oversight Committee,  Gateway Council of Governments and The Project Committee all reject current environmental documents for 710 widening between Long Beach and East Los Angeles. Following thousands of comments from leaders within community health and environmental coalitions, the State-led project to expand the 710 Freeway from eight lanes to 14 lanes for […]

This Weekend is the AltCar Expo in Santa Monica

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Friday and Saturday Oct. 1st & 2nd the 5th annual AltCar Expo will be held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Admission is free. A map of the venue are on the event’s website along with a map showing which Big Blue Bus routes serve the site and a page extolling the free bike valet. […]

“Locals” Continue Attack on S.B. 375 “Sprawl Bill”

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Photo of Riverside via Miizzard/Flickr. In what could seem a companion piece to either this morning’s Streetsblog.net post or last week’s interview with Michael Woo, the California Planning & Development Report outlines some of the excuses local planners are using to attack S.B. 375, the legislation that requires land-use patterns be used to fight sprawl.  […]

SANDAG’s 2050 Transportation Plan Drawing More and More Heat

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When the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) passed its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy, it declared a major victory over Greenhouse Gas emissions.  The plan was the first plan written to adhere to a 2008 law mandating that long-term transportation plans show a commitment to reducing air pollutants linked to global warming and […]

Battle Lines Drawn in High Speed Rail Vote

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Later this week, the plan to build a High Speed Rail line connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco faces a crucial vote in the California legislature.  Governor Jerry Brown asked lawmakers to release $2.7 billion of the $6 billion in bonds passed by California voters in 2008 for High Speed Rail.  Combined with $3.3 billion […]