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MTA Wants To Environmentally Impact LA Weekly's Face After School In The Parking Lot
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TRANSIT FIGHT!!!! In this corner, MTA's Subway-To-The-Sea, a proposed Westside expansion offering future options for future drives to opt out of their autos and into a 25 minute train trip from Union Station to UCLA. In the other corner, LA Weekly and their $9 billion rip off story, and in the third corner (it's a triangle ring) cute and callous babies who drool and barf and will one day drive with the same disregard for their impact on the the scarily rising congestion rates.
The Weekly quotes USC professor and transportation expert James Moore blasting results of Metro's Environmental Impact Report (EIR) claiming the subway is not being built to ease congestion, rather, for political reasons.
Metro fired back via their blog stating that a small decrease in congestion IS expected, but more to the point, construction of the Westside subway aims to offers viable transit alternatives to the projected traffic effects of population growth in the next 25 years. Not increasing traffic is the new decreasing traffic.
Want in on the brawl? Four upcoming public meetings are planned this week.
- September 27th at Roxbury Park in Beverly Hills, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- September 29th at the Santa Monica Library, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- September 28th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Japanese American National Museum
- October 4th, 11:30 -1:00 at the new Los Angeles Police Department Deaton Auditorium
Previously: Westside Subway Report Released: it Won't Relieve Westside Traffic Congestion, but Does that Matter?
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.