Big Dig Public Meetings

The Metro/Caltrans 710 North EIR Study which is totally excited about digging a big tunnel examines the options to bring a lot more traffic alleviate car congestion in the area. Oh, who am I kidding, they really want to dig a big tunnel.

You can weigh in on the project at these public meetings.

Please make your voice heard by submitting comments at our Public Meetings or via any of our contact tools by July 6, 2015. Metro has already confirmed two of the three public hearing dates and locations listed below. Details for the third public hearing will be announced as soon as they are confirmed.

Saturday, April 11, 2015
East Los Angeles College
Rosco Ingalls Auditorium
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Map

Map Viewing 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Public Hearing 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
Map

Map Viewing 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Public Hearing 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

More about the project at Metro’s official website.

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