SGV Connect 69: Stormwater Planning in East L.A. and a Look at the Transit Picture Across the Country
Welcome to SGV Connect. In this week’s episode, Kris Fortin interviews Paul Alva with the county’s Department of Public Works about East L.A. Sustainable Median Stormwater Capture Project. After that, Damien Newton talks to Streetsblog USA Senior Editor Kea Wilson about the state of transit during the ongoing pandemic.
Read more about the project at the official website, and see why some East L.A. residents are unhappy with the project in this story on L.A. Eastsider.
In the second interview, Wilson explains how national politics are delaying or even killing a second federal relief fund for transit projects and programs.
Wilson also discusses how agencies are responding to the crisis by focusing efforts on making service as usable as possible for essential workers and what transit will look like in our post-COVID future.
SGV Connect is supported by Foothill Transit, offering car-free travel throughout the San Gabriel Valley with connections to the new Gold Line Stations across the Foothills and Commuter Express lines traveling into the heart of downtown L.A. To plan your trip, visit Foothill Transit. “Foothill Transit. Going Good Places.”
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