Fear of Tunnels

Around 100 people turned out in Beverly Hills to protest a planned subway connecting the famous 90210 to downtown. While most people said they liked the idea of the subway, protesters worried about the safety of burrowing tunnels under their homes.
July 4, 2010, 5am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Their concerns were mostly "earthquake danger, vibration, noise and other issues," according to LAist.

Metro staffer Jody Litvak said, "The subways that exist today operate under all different kinds of private property, residential and business, at all different depths, and we do not get any complaints from anyone. They don't feel it, they don't hear it."

Metro recently changed the subway route slightly upon the suggestion of the public, but the new route goes under 30 private homes.

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Published on Friday, July 2, 2010 in LAist
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