Media on 710 – after EIR publication

Pasadena Now: WPRA Finds Caltrans’ SR-710 Draft EIR to be “Grossly Inadequate”, Aug. 7, 2015

These experts found inadequacies in almost all of the DEIR’s sections, including growth, tunnel boring machine failure, land use, community impacts, traffic, transportation, air quality, noise, hydrology, water quality, geology, energy, and more. The team found that, from its inception, the SR-710 Study environmental process has been improperly conducted in a manner to justify and sustain a decision already made: the freeway tunnel as the preferred alternative.

Pasadena Star News: (April 14, 2015): Pasadena City Council Opposes 710 Freeway Tunnel: http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/general-news/20150414/pasadena-city-council-opposes-710-freeway-tunnel

LA Streetsblog: (March 10, 2015): http://la.streetsblog.org/2015/03/10/media-bashes-710-alternatives-the-transit-ones-anyway/  (This article lays all cards on the table.)

Around Town: Tunnel Proposal Lacks True Vision (March 12, 2015) – LaCanada Valley Sun: http://www.lacanadaonline.com/opinion/tn-vsl-around-town-tunnel-proposal-lacks-true-vision-20150312,0,965555.story

Air Talk with Larry Mantle, KPCC (March 9, 2015): http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2015/03/09/41887/stakeholders-debate-next-phase-of-the-710-freeway/#comment-1897423771

This first appeared on a map in 1937… After 78 years, you may have to ask yourself, maybe it was a bad idea in the first place. -Donald Voss, Mayor Pro Tem, City of La Cañada Flintridge

LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-710-freeway-report-20150306-story.html KPCC radio: http://www.scpr.org/news/2015/03/06/50226/busway-option-to-close-710-freeway-gap-would-cost/

Contra Costa Times: http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_27660300/long-awaited-enviromental-study-710-freeway-tunnel-due

Pasadena Weekly – respond at the bottom http://www.pasadenaweekly.com/cms/story/detail/redirecting_traffic/14221/?utm_source=3-5-15&utm_campaign=03%2F05%2F2015&utm_medium=email

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