EIR


Delayed: SR-710 Study Draft EIR Release

From the Metro announcement updated April 16, 2014: “…release of the draft environmental impact report/environmental impact statement (EIR/EIS) for the State Route 710 North Study will be delayed. “…it has become apparent that additional time is required to complete the technical studies, which means that the release of the Draft […]


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710 Report Looms w/ Rose Parade, Old Town Impacts – Shakeups at Caltrans & Metro – Garcetti at Occidental

The SR-710 Environmental Impact Report is scheduled for release; cities are mobilizing to fight a huge freeway/tunnel proposal. Pasadena Council member Steve Madison, and Joe from El Sereno raise alarms about the Rose Parade and impacts to Old Town Pasadena. Meanwhile, Caltrans is criticized for being highway-centric by an independent review commissioned by Governor Jerry Brown, and senior Metro leaders who are the public face of the SR-710 study are let go. Finally, a great interview with Eric Garcetti at Occidental College where he states, “The old way of navigating the city no longer works.”


Metro Extends SR-710 EIR Comment Period to 90 Days; Glendale Part of 5-City, $250K Coalition Studying EIR

Those anticipating release of the SR-710 Study Environmental Impact Report will now have 90 days to submit comments instead of 60. At its regular meeting January 23, the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Agency Board of Directors passed Glendale City Council member Ara Najarian’s motion to extend the comment period for […]

Pasadena City Council voted January 13 to join multi-city study of SR-710 EIR.

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Petition Asks for Better Alternatives to Freeway Tunnel Linking 710 to 210 2

An update on the SR-710 North Extension study (including the proposed freeway tunnel linking the 710 to the 210) is on the agenda of the California Transportation Commission (CTC) meeting in Riverside this Wednesday, December 11th. Members of the No 710 Action Committee have gathered more than 1,100 signatures to […]


Answer to Najarian’s MTA Motion Only in Closed Memo: Two Media Outlets Demand Release 1

Director Ara Najarian’s motion asking for clarification on which agency is legally responsible for the SR-710 study passed at the MTA April board meeting. Set to be brought back in July, Najarian found out the week before that the item wasn’t on the agenda. After he got it back onto […]

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MTA Board Room, Thursday morning, June 27, 2013

Antonovich on 710, Measure J, Metrolink Route to Burbank Airport & More – Wednesday in Glendale, Today at MTA 1

LA County Supervisor Michael Antonovich cited “A regional transportation system that meets all of our needs and not just some of them” “Rail connections to all our major airports” and “Synchronization between regional transit providers and local operators” [such as the Glendale Beeline] as his priorities on the MTA. He […]


I-710 “More Lanes, More Trucks” Plan Ignores
Zero Emission Rail Alternative: Object to EIR!

I-710 plan will widen freeway, allow more trucks. Sept 28 deadline for comments.