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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Cleveland's Highway Revolt

From Sylvia Plummer, March 11, 2015

"1969 marked the year of strong opposition within cities to urban highways. In Cleveland, they are referred to as the highway revolts." 
"Such pressure led to a pledge in April 1970 by (Republican) Governor James A. Rhodes, then locked in a primary fight for a seat in the U.S. Senate, that he would never force a highway on a community that did not want it ."
 "it does show the strengths that can be found when likeminded communities find common cause to question a decision that was made for them."

We need to see this happening here in Los Angeles County.
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