Many on the Metro board and in the public are scratching their heads on Metro doubling down on discriminatory practices at a moment when they had pledged to address the agency's historic role in perpetuating that kind of harm.
"Those that were initially concerned about my dedication and my focus, please don't be." Dutra said. "You have my commitment that I will be there until we get things that we need and get get things that we deserve."
Dutra is vying to be the Gateway Cities (officially the Southeast Long Beach Sector) representative on the Metro Board of Directors. Read his take on Whittier, bicycling, Metro, light rail, freeway expansion, and more.
Bonin: "They say where there's a will there's a way; In this case, there has to be a way." Raman: "We need to be ambitious; I've heard the word 'hundreds' but we need be hearing 'thousands' [of new rooms to be added to Roomkey]."