Author Archives: Alhambrans Against 710
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
USEFUL VOTING GUIDE FROM NO 710 ACTION COMMITTEE – PROVIDES VOTER INFORMATION FOR LOCAL RACES. CHECK IT OUT BEFORE YOU VOTE! http://www.no710.com/voter-info.html PASADENA STAR NEWS ENDORSES TWO NON-ESTABLISHMENT CANDIDATES FOR ALHAMBRA CITY COUNCIL WHO OPPOSE THE SR 710 TUNNEL ALTERNATIVE. READ … Continue reading
Alhambra finally has two anti-710 candidates running for two separate open seats, and Alhambrans Against 710 have endorsed them both: Mark Nisall and Ken Toh. Both are running against candidates who are supported by our current city council members. None of the … Continue reading
Protected: 710 Toll Tunnel will NOT help traffic in Alhambra – Alhambra’s city council’s myth debunked!
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[Current] Alhambra Councilmember Barabara Messina continues to push her 710 Freeway Tunnel agenda, despite only 3.9% of polled Alhambra residents wanting the 710 connector addressed (see City of Alhambra General Plan 2015 Survey Results). According to the Pasadena Star News, she supported … Continue reading
The headline says it all. The 710 Tunnel is now considered 1 of 12 highway boondoggles in the country. No surprise there. A double-bore tunnel would be the most expensive, most polluting and least effective option for addressing the area’s … Continue reading
One part of the EIR places the cancer risk of the project at 149 chances per million people exposed to pollutants, well above the district’s standard threshold of 10 chances per million. Yet, the report concludes that the cancer risks are “less … Continue reading
2 Letters to Pasadena Star News, Aug. 6, 2015: 710 tunnel proposal not proven fiscally sound Alhambra Vice Mayor Barbara Messina’s letter (Aug. 2) is right about one thing: The city should not be accused of being “imploded by humans.” Rather, it is … Continue reading
They’ve been talking about it for years! But it’s time for CalTrans/Metro to hear from YOU until Aug. 5, 2015.
Yes, indeed, they’ve been talking about the above-ground freeway for years, since the 1950s. More recently, there’s been a push for a tunnel. How many commuters would actually use the tunnel, or is the tunnel for freight trucks coming from … Continue reading