THIS is community empowerment – community proposal of 710 Freeway “Community Alternative 7” gains traction!

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Transportation planning is all too often done without meaningful involvement by the largest and more affected group of stakeholders – members of the public whose health can be damaged and lives shortened by traffic related air pollution – particularly diesel exhaust.

Members of the Moving Forward Network and other community groups in the Los Angeles area are showing us the way:

Don’t accept plans developed without your participation – make your own plans!

Check out the latest news in the outstanding Streetsblog LA and KCET Public Television. If you live in LA, please consider attending one of the public hearings listed in the second article linked below.