Los Angeles' Efforts To Expand Freeways Lose Support

After weeks of uproar from community members and local elected officials, even planners are beginning to rethink freeway expansion efforts for two Los Angeles area freeways.
May 16, 2003, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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With the possibility of 1,000s of structures demolished and even more people displaced, Los Angeles planners are begging to fold to criticism from all levels, even within their agencies. "Their voices join a growing chorus of public officials who have expressed skepticism or outright opposition over expansion projects on opposite ends of Los Angeles County." A Los Angeles County member "was appalled by the 'ridiculous number' of homes and businesses that could be destroyed" while at least more more has expressed the feasibility of the entire project.

Thanks to Gilbert Estrada

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Published on Thursday, May 15, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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