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Collection of letters and formal
resolutions against the SR-710 North Extension from cities, councils, and organizations shown on the right.

Resolutions and Statements
- through 2011 (PDF)

Resolutions and Statements
- 2012  (PDF)

No 710 Action Committee (PDF)
Position Statement, 9/2012

Resolutions and Statements
- 2013-2014 (PDF)

Schiff letter to Metro Board
Adam Schiff responds to Metro Regarding 710 Draft EIR,
May 2015

Liu Letter to Metro Board
Carol Liu responds to Metro regarding the Cost Benefit Analysis, July 7, 2015


During the first phase of the environmental process, stakeholders had the opportunity to provide written comments to Caltrans to raise concerns, request additional studies, and to make recommendations of viable alternatives.

No 710 Action Committee Scoping Submissions 4/14/2011

No 710 Action Committee
Legal Letter (PDF)

Health & Pollution Letter (PDF)
(includes H&P topics below)

General Letter (PDF)
(includes resolutions above
& other topics below)

No 710 Action Committee
[Note:26 MB]
Complete collection of
710 information
(through 12/2012)

Links to Research Library

Health & Pollution
Research Topics

  • Official Statements from Various Organizations (p. 1)
  • Air Pollutants from Traffic (pp. 1-3)
  • Children's Health and Air Pollution (pp. 3-4)
  • Local and Regional Air Quality Effects (pp. 4-6)
  • Women's Health and Air Pollution (p. 6)
  • Men's Health and Air Pollution (p. 6)
  • Goods Movement and Health (pp. 6-7)
  • Ultrafine Particles Road Dust Emission (p. 7)
  • PM and Ultrafine Particles and Lungs and Inflammation (pp. 7-8)
  • Air pollution and Cardiovascular Health and Mortality (pp. 8-10)
  • Air Pollution Impact on Seniors (p.10)
  • Air Pollution is Associated with Death in People with other Diseases (p. 10)
  • Economic Costs and Externalities (p.11)
  • Asthma and Pollution (p.11)
  • Long Term Health Effects (pp. 11-12)
  • DNA Damage (p.11)
  • Misc Health Effects Due to Diesel Exhaust (p. 12)
  • Coccidioidomycosis and Construction (p. 13)

Research Topics

  • 710 Tunnel is About Goods Movement, Freight Trucks (pp. 1-3)
  • Goods Movement Facts (p. 4)
  • Route Neutral Assessment is a Sham (p.4)
  • Impact of Trucks (pp. 4-5)
  • Tunnel Dangers (p. 5)
  • Tunnel Disasters (pp. 6-11)
  • Videos: Truck and Car Accidents in Tunnels (pp. 11-13)
  • Construction Problems Taxpayers Fund "Private" Cargo Industry (pp. 13-14)
  • Cost Under-Estimations (pp. 14-16)
  • Toll Tunnels Not Viable (pp. 16-18)
  • Failed Toll Roads and Tunnels (PPP's) Socializing the Losses (pp. 18-20)
  • Investors Back Away from Risky PPP's (p. 20)
  • Reasons for Failed Tollways (pp. 20-22)
  • 99-Year Lease Agreement, Tolls Doubled, Non-Compete Clauses (pp. 22-25)
  • Fraud, Scandals and Corruption (pp. 25-27)
  • Parsons Brinckerhoff (pp. 27-28)
  • Toll Roads Increase Commute Times (p. 28)
  • Alternative Solutions (pp. 28-36)
  • Trucking is Toxic No Such Thing as Clean Diesel Trucks (pp.28-29)
  • Roads Create Congestion, Not Solve It (pp.29-30)
  • Roads are a Dead End (p. 30)
  • Better Solutions to the Tunnel (pp. 30-31)
  • Freight by Rail is Better than Trucks (pp. 31-33)
  • The GRID (outdated info - see GRID)
  • CargoWay (outdated info - see ROAM Trans)
  • Multi-Mode, Low Build (pp. 35-36)
  • Environmental Justice (pp. 36-38)
  • Value Capture (p. 38)


No 710 Action Committee Letter to Adam Schiff (PDF)
Letter outlining our frustration in dealing with Metro and Caltrans and documents that support the position that the project’s real Purpose and Need is for goods movement, 4/23/12


Updated 8/1/2015

Resolutions and Statements Against
the SR-710 North Extension

(PDF of this list)

Cities, Councils, and Civic Leaders

  • City of Glendale
  • City of La Cañada Flintridge
  • City of Los Angeles
  • City of Pasadena
  • City of Sierra Madre
  • City of South Pasadena
  • Congressman Adam Schiff
  • State Senator Anthony Portantino
  • Assemblymember Laura Friedman
  • Assemblymember Chris Holden
  • Candidate for L.A. City Council, Joe Bray-Ali

Neighborhood Organizations

  • Crescenta Valley Town Council
  • Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council
  • Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council
  • El Sereno Neighborhood Council
  • Glassell Park Neighborhood Council
  • Greater Cypress Park Neighborhood Council
  • Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council
  • Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Council
  • Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council
  • Crescenta Valley Community Association
  • Far North Glendale Homeowners Association
  • Glassell Park Improvements Association
  • Glendale Homeowners Coordinating Council
  • Linda Vista-Annandale Association
  • Mount Washington Homeowners Alliance
  • San Rafael Neighborhoods Association
  • West Pasadena Residents Association
  • Caltrans Tenants Association
  • LA RED, El Sereno
  • The Eagle Rock Association (TERA)
  • Highland Park Heritage Trust
  • Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors
  • Sequoyah School
  • Day One
  • South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
  • Pasadena Roving Archers
  • Responsible Alhambrans Against the 710
  • Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Association
  • Beyond the 710

Five Star Coalition of School Districts

  • Glendale Unified School District
  • South Pasadena Unified School District
  • Burbank Unified School District
  • Pasadena Unified School District
  • La Cañada Unified School District

Green Scissors Reports of 2010 & 2011

  • Friends of the Earth
  • Taxpayers for Common Sense
  • The Heartland Institute
  • Environment America
  • Public Citizen

Other Organizations

  • California Public Interest Research Group
  • Environment Defense Fund
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Trust for Public Land
  • Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy

Plaintiffs Listed on Lawsuit Resulting in Federal Injunction Against the Project

  • City of South Pasadena
  • Pasadena Heritage
  • Sierra Club
  • South Pasadena Preservation Foundation
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Los Angeles Conservancy
  • South Pasadena Unified School District
  • California Preservation Foundation

No 710 Action Committee - no710.com
no710extension@aol.com - Revised 2-11-17 sb