Author Archives: Alhambrans Against 710
Final End of Freeway Threat, Stub Development Help for Pasadena, Relief for Tenants, Non-Profits & Post Freeway Actions All Included
For Immediate Release Portantino’s Comprehensive 710 Corridor Bill Signed by Governor Oct 13, 2019 Sacramento, California – Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D- La Cañada Flintridge) has proudly announced that SB 7 has been signed by Governor Newsom. This final … Continue reading
Historic moment: Alhambra works with South Pasadena and Pasadena to say goodbye to the 710 freeway connection – and request money!
Now that Metro/Caltrans has chosen #4 out of the 5 possibilities for the 710 freeway, it’s time to dole out some of the tax monies set aside from Measure R (approximately $25/year per LA County resident since 2009). to synchronize lights, widen … Continue reading
See the official Alternative that CalTrans picked from the EIR: http://www.dot.ca.gov/d7/env-docs/docs/SR710NorthProject/ See a Beyond the 710 Proposal for what to do with the north and south stub in Pasadena and Alhambra respectively. Caltrans Officially Kills 710 Extension Project After Decades … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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