This Week in Livable Streets

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Metro looking to approve budget increasing freeway funding and decreasing transit funding, 405 Freeway widening, Metrolink board meeting, and more:

Metro's plan to widen the 405 Freeway
Metro’s approved plan to widen the 405 Freeway through much of the South Bay with construction starting in 2023 – via Metro meeting presentation

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The 405 Sepulveda Pass Widening: Is This Really Worth It?

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