Join us at our first community update and organizing meeting in the new decade as we discuss the on-going Farmdale controversy and Crenshaw subway effort.
Opponents of our environmental justice efforts in South L.A. have continued to deliberately misrepresent the EJ issue on the Expo Line and E.J. in general.
After hundreds of citizens, business leaders, clergy and staff from all political offices descended upon the board room, the MTA unanimously approved the Ridley-Thomas Crenshaw subway motion.
County Supervisor & MTA Board Member Mark Ridley-Thomas steps up to the plate to deliver a motion to require study of a full subway on the Crenshaw Blvd portion of the Crenshaw Line.
Local black-owned business should design the largest public works project in South L.A. history. An open letter to the African-American community … and those with concern for our survival.
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UPDATE: The Crenshaw Line presentation and other documents for the meeting have been uploaded.
In this newsletter: Nov. 23 meeting notice and overview of agenda and coverage of the Crenshaw Rail Line issue in the local papers.
In their annual edition of LA People, LA Weekly honored our movement and leader, Damien Goodmon, with an article titled, “No More Mr. Nice Guy.”
Coupled with the on-going safety issues with the Eastside Extension, every minute Rick Thorpe remains the CEO of the Expo Authority the negligence of Expo Board increases.
An open letter to Mayor Villaraigosa about his discrepancies in transit allocations and priorities.
The local television stations and newspapers reported on our request for Congressional investigation and hearings of MTA.
We’re calling for Congressional investigations and hearings into MTA’s Blue Line, America’s deadliest light rail line and the agency’s planning policies.
MTA now has more resources that by law has to be spent on rapid transit expansion. Now is our time to request these resources go toward FIXING EXPO!