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Caltrans and Metro Using “Auxiliary Lane” Freeway Widening Loophole for Non-Aux Lane Projects
Beyond just using harmful loopholes legally, Metro and Caltrans deceptively bypass environmental regulations in order to keep on widening freeways
Metro to Mitigate Increased Driving on Future Freeway Expansion Projects – Part 1
When CA agencies widen freeways they must mitigate the resulting increase in driving - by including components that get folks out of cars. The requirement took effect in 2020, but grandfathered in current expansion.
Metro Board June 2023 Recap: Policing, 405 Widening, C and K Lines, and More
Karen Bass takes the helm, while Metro tees up bringing policing in-house and widening the 405 Freeway. The K Line will soon operate from Expo to Redondo Beach, while the C Line will shrink a bit - running from Norwalk to LAX.
Metro “Multimodal” 605 Freeway Ramp-Widening Project Out to Bid with No Multimodal Component
The "multimodal" project scope contains no bicycle or transit components, and, for pedestrians, merely re-installs the existing crosswalk and walk signals at the widened mouth of the off-ramp
Metro Releases New Lower 710 Freeway Proposal; Agency Still Plans to Widen 710, Doesn’t Rule Out Residential Demolitions
Metro's new 710 widening proposal is not as bad as the mega-widening that Metro was hell-bent on a couple years ago, but there's still a lot of harmful freeway/ramp/road expansion, and precious little transit, walk and bike improvements
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How Future Metro Freeway Expansion could Mitigate Increased Driving – Part 2
VMT mitigation is likely to be a litmus test for Metro's commitment to climate action. Will the mitigation skeptics water the program down to opaque meaninglessness? Or will Metro pivot toward sustainability and equity?
Metro Looks to Approve $207M for Two Freeway Expansion Projects
Metro wants $174 million to add one more lane to the 91 Freeway in North Long Beach, and $33 million for one more lane on the South Street off-ramp in Cerritos, an initial phase setting up future widening of the 605 Freeway
Metro Board Looks to Approve $65 Million for 91 Freeway Widening Projects
Metro staff are recommending the board approve funds to support two 91 Freeway expansion projects located in pollution-burdened communities in Southeast L.A. County - in the cities of Long Beach, Artesia, and Cerritos
No, Opening a $2 Billion Freeway Expansion Project is Decidedly Not the End of Southland’s Freeway Era
“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” - Southern California Freeway Expansion
Metro Pushing to Get Construction Underway this Year on Major Phase of 57/60 Freeway Interchange Expansion
Metro About to Green-Light Another Highway Mega-Project: North County 5 Freeway Widening
Metro Leadership Making It an Annual Tradition to Lie about Freeway Expansion Budget
California Transportation Commission Releases Staff Recommendations for $2B in Transportation Funding
Metro CEO Phil Washington: Downey Freeway Widening Was Already Identified “About Three Decades Ago”
Streetsblog Predictions for 2024
Predictions: Metro transit ridership will grow, Metro will complete freeway and rail projects, new bus shelters in L.A., and groundbreaking for high-speed rail
El Monte Refines Complete Streets Designs to Address Shopkeeper Concerns
Business owners differ on how to improve Main Street. The project team is searching for a middle ground.