“Past and Future of the Gold Line” – 2016 Annual Meeting

Thursday, Nov 3rd, 2016. 7pm

Special Speaker–Annual Meeting

The DPNA had a special evening with Ethan Elkind, author of “Railtown”, which covers the history of the Los Angeles Metro Rail system, and an attorney who directs the climate program at the Center for Law, Energy and the Environment (CLEE) at UC Berkeley. Mr. Elkins also has an appointment at the UCLA Law’s Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.

A full bio, and a sample of writings and videos is at: http://www.ethanelkind.com

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Railtown presents the history of this system by drawing on archival documents, contemporary news accounts, and interviews with many of the key players to provide critical behind-the-scenes accounts of the people and forces that shaped the system.

yes-on-m-avatarEthan discussed the recent history of the Gold Line and its prospective future, if Measure M, Los Angeles county’s transportation tax and master plan to build out a world-class, comprehensive transit network.  Read more about Measure M, which the Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Association strongly supports, at http://www.voteyesonm.org


Free event.

Following the presentation, the DPNA will briefly conduct business, electing a slate of Directors and entertaining motions to amend the bylaws.

“Past and Future of the Gold Line”



Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM


The Gamble Lounge
Pasadena Presbyterian Church

585 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA