The battle over preserving the San Mateo Creek and San Onofre from the Transportation Corridor Agencies is far from over in spite of the 2008 Coastal Commission ruling. Using a website at relievetraffic.org, they are doing their best to win over public opinion.
The TCA’s argument is based on relieving traffic and providing an extra disaster exit. But the whole point of the toll road is to spur development which would most certainly happen. We will wind up with twice as many traffic lanes and twice the population.
Fortunately, there are some very fine groups fighting the good fight to preserve what little non-paved environment we have left. Chief among these are the great folks at Surfrider. Visit them for up to date news and information plus some cool surf photos and vids.Share on Facebook