It appeared that cancellation of Metro's High Desert Corridor Freeway meant that voter approved "mutli-purpose" funding would go to rail. Now Metro Highways are moving to steer the money widen another highway nearby.
"I have discovered that our [Metro's] culture is apathetic about customer experience. And it is simply unacceptable. ...with dedication and concerted effort, this agency can put customers first in everything we do."
To widen the 71, Caltrans has already demolished 15 Westmont homes, with 3 additional homes still threatened - in addition to the 6 homes the agency demolished a decade to make way for the Mission Boulevard Bridge.