Author Archives: Alhambrans Against 710

Would a dual-bored tunnel under Emery Park’s 100 year old homes been damaged, too, with a 710 tunnel construction. Here’s indication based on what’s happening in Seattle.

TUESDAY 7, NOVEMBER 2017 Bertha may have dealt a blow to Seattle’s police museum by Knute Berger The Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum, one of the historic gems of Pioneer Square, has announced that it is closing and moving its collection due … Continue reading

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Alhambra might have dodged a bullet!

Tolls or not, Seattle tunnel will push vehicles onto surface streets  BY KIPP ROBERTSON OCTOBER 27, 2017 AT 1:40 PM Once the Alaskan Way Viaduct is no more, drivers will have to choose between and tunnel and surface streets. (WSDOT) Punishing … Continue reading

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Gov. Jerry Brown gets our signatures

In May, the Metropolitan Transit Authority voted to recommend to the California Department of Transportation a different alternative than building a tunnel to complete the 710 freeway. The unanimous vote essentially kills the 710 freeway project after a 60-year fight … Continue reading

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Let’s take a Victory Lap at 4th of July Festival of Balloons Parade

Calling all No-710’ers in Alhambra! This is the victory lap for the No 710 Fight. It’s time to honor all the freeway fighters from 1947 to 2017. When: Tues. July 4, 2017  10am-1pm Where: 806 Meridian Ave (1 block north of … Continue reading

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Metro puts a nail in the freeway coffin

http://mailchi.mp/5890dbe4463d/sr-710-north-study-update-march-1281905?e=4adea888c7 On May 25, 2017, by a 12-0 vote, the Metro Board of Directors approved directing the SR-710 project funds to local operational improvement projects to address traffic congestion caused by the 4.5-mile gap in the 710 freeway between Alhambra … Continue reading

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Front Page News: The 710 Tunnel is Dead!

On May 25 the Metro Board voted unanimously in favor of using existing funds to fix local transportation issues, and have decided a freeway tunnel is NOT the way to go. Not surprisingly, Alhambra’s legislators are still clinging on to … Continue reading

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Assemblymember Chris Holden Announces Legislation to Kill 710 Freeway Tunnel

  Pasadena Star News, Feb. 9, 2017: Chris Holden Introduces Bill to Kill 710 Freeway Tunnel: http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/general-news/20170209/assemblyman-chris-holden-of-pasadena-introduces-bill-to-kill-710-freeway-tunnel-project Alhambra Councilwoman Barbara Messina, who leads the 710 Coalition of cities and labor unions in support of constructing the gap-tunnel, took Holden’s announcement personally. … Continue reading

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