Case Studies & Examples / Transit

“State Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge to Expo Line to SaMo”

August 8, 2012 By Neal Broverman “Send a big ironic thank you note to the Cheviot Hills homeowners who have been unrelenting in their efforts to stymie the Expo Line light rail extension to Santa Monica. After losing twice, the lawsuit brought by Neighbors for Smart Rail will now be heard by the California Supreme Court, Streetsblog reports. The court … Continue reading

Case Studies & Examples / Transit

“Could Expo Phase II Work Be “Undone” if Westsiders Win Appeal?”

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, by Neal Broverman A group of Westside homeowners calling themselves Neighbors for Smart Rail aren’t giving up on their dream of stopping the Expo Line to Santa Monica. The group initially sued the Expo Construction Authority last year, saying the train would impede traffic, reduce air quality, and threaten their children (homeowners had … Continue reading

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“Bergamot Transit Village NIMBYs Now Include LA City Council”

Tuesday, March 13, 2012, by James Brasuell “The cross-border opposition is heating up in Santa Monica over the proposed Bergamot Transit Village mixed-use project, which would add five buildings on a 1,500 foot long parcel along Olympic, by a future Expo Line stop expected in 2015….And everyone knows what happens when the mitigation measures in a … Continue reading