In the 1960’s, fighters of urban freeways often made the point that new freeways were often “…white men’s roads through black men’s bedrooms” as well as being “slum clearance” (sic). The tendency of freeway planners to plot their lines through the least expensive areas, such as black neighborhoods, still shows up in concrete 60-70 years later. And neighborhoods next to freeways often are the least desirable, and most polluted even today in 2020.
- A History of Efforts to Revive Rail in Santa Cruz County, Up to Greenway and Measure D May 10, 2022
- April-September 2022 Cal Rail News Online May 1, 2022
- July-November California Rail News Now Online August 7, 2021
- TRAC Position Paper: How the LOSSAN Corridor Can Do More for Southern Californians June 23, 2021
- Don’t Buy New Tier 4 Locomotives May 7, 2021
- TRAC files STB response, challenging transfer of freight rights to SMART April 5, 2021
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