“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
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.
Ethan 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
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”
OUR 2016 ANNUAL MEETING