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710 Tunnel: Checkmate!

31 May

710 TUNNEL: CHECKMATE! May 25, 2017 The METRO Board voted unanimously (12-0) Thursday morning to abandon the proposed 710 single bore freeway tunnel through El Sereno, South Pasadena and SW Pasadena, to be replaced with: “Mobility improvements that are fundable with existing resources (to) bring some relief to affected corridor cities.” Fiscal practicality and the […]

710 Tunnel: “The Dark Backward?”

21 May

710 Tunnel: “The Dark Backward?”  You may have read in Pasadena NOW and in the Star-News this week that Mayor Tornek plans to seek council support and ask Pasadena voters to repeal Measure A, the 2001 initiative requiring the city to “be in favor” of the 710 extension (tunnel). http://www.pasadenanow.com/main/mayor-tornek-we-must-repeal-measure-a/#.VzuTy5ErLct http://www.sgvtribune.com/general-news/20160517/pasadena-mayor-pursues-repeal-of-2001-measure-supporting-710-extension Such repeal would allow […]

Metro Board Meeting

18 Mar

URGENT CALL TO ACTION!   ATTEND THE MARCH 24TH METRO BOARD MEETING! The No 710 Action Committee is calling for everyone to attend the Metro Board of Directors meeting next Thursday, March 24th at 9 a.m.  The Board will address the project list for the proposed tax increase/extension ballot measure R2. How you can help:  We […]