Map/Chart viewing with Metro/Caltrans Staff with Consultant Outreach Groups MBI and ConsensusInc taking names at the door.
40 Public Speakers – 12 pro 710 Tunnel/ 28 anti 710 tunnel and for re-evaluation of EIR with true community input
Political/Org Attendees to Note:
South Pasadena City Council Member Richard Schneider
Rep from Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez’s Office
Rep from Assemblyman Ed Chau’s Office
Rep from Congress Woman Lucille Roybal-Allard’s Office
Chief of Staff Paul Habib from LA City Council Member Jose Huizar’s Office
Rep from LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis’ Office
Chris Morris, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Damon Nagami, National Resource Defense Council
Labor Union 300
Iron Workers Union 433
Eddie Torres, East LA Chamber of Commerce President
Public Comments to Note, Anti 710 Tunnel:
Chief of Staff, Paul Habib, from Huizar’s Office criticized tunnel options as “falling short”, wants more inclusive process on LRT and the Cost Benefit Analysis.
Various No 710 Action Committee Reps
South Pasadena Councilman Schneider, highlighted new “Beyond the 710” coalition
Sierra Club Transportation Committee Rep
Chris Morris from the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Professor Rico from USC Keck Medical School, USC’s Children’s Environmental Director McConnell & Professor Diaz of Cal State University LA all highlighting EIR failure in accurately conveying air pollutants.
Nagami from the National Resource Defense Council
Eddie Torres from East LA Chamber of Commerce spoke against the EIR
Dona Hernandez, Chair of East LA Advisory Community spoke against EIR