Businesses Concerned About Proposed Light Rail Facility
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Businesses Concerned About Proposed Light Rail Facility

October 11, 2019


VAN NUYS ABOUT WHAT IS BEING PUT IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD. REPORTER: WE ARE HERE IN VAN NUYS WERE BEHIND ME THEY ARE HOLDING AN OPEN HOUSE FOR THE COMMUNITY TO TALK ABOUT THE RAIL LINE PROPOSAL. NOT EVERYONE AS YOU SAID IS HAPPY ABOUT IT. HE COFOUNDED THIS 10,000 SQUARE FOOT DELVING IN VAN NUYS BUT THE LIGHT RAIL GOES THROUGH IS PROPOSED HE WILL BE FORCED TO MOVE. WE HAVE HAVE TO RELOCATE AND DIFFICULT TO FIND PLACES. REPORTER: THE PROBLEM IS THE LIGHT RAIL’S STORAGE AND MAINTENANCE ARE AT THE MAY END UP IN VAN NUYS. MANY BUSINESSES WOULD BE AFFECTED LIKE THIS MAN WHO HAS BEEN HERE FOR 50 YEARS. FINDING THAT PIECE OF LAND OF COMPARABLE SIZE WHERE WE CAN RUN OUR BUSINESS AND IS NOT AVAILABLE. REPORTER: OR NEW RAIL LINE PROJECT WOULD CONNECT TO THE RAIL LINE IN VAN NUYS WAS SAN HERNANDO. IT WOULD RUN ALONG VAN NUYS AND SAN HERNANDO ROAD EVENTUALLY CONNECTING WITH THEIR RAIL PROJECT IN THE SEPULVEDA PASS. $1.3 BILLION TO BUILD THE STRUCTURE ALL NEW THAN LIGHT RAIL. THE BUSINESSES THAT ARE HERE THE WOULD-BE DISPLAYS WITH THE 750 EMPLOYEES. REPORTER: HE SAID ANOTHER LOCATION THAT WOULD NOT DISPLACE ANYBODY WOULD BE PRESENTED THAT DATES THE TERRACE OF L.A. MATTRESSES AFTER YEARS OF RESEARCH THIS IS THE BEST OPTION. IT’S NOT ADJACENT TO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES. IT TAKES IS A FEW PARCELS AS POSSIBLE. IT. LATEST PROCESS HAS ♪MANY SUPPORTERS EXCITED ABOUT CONVERTING FROM BUSES TO LIGHT RAIL BUT FOR IS HE AND OTHERS THEY ARE NOT SURE THAT BUSINESSES CAN SURVIVE. ALL OF A SUDDEN SOMEONE COMES AND STABS YOU IN THE BACK. REPORTER: METRO DOES OFFER RELOCATION SERVICES AND SAYS THEY DO PAY FAIR MARKET VALUE

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  • Reply Panorama City Chamber of Commerce July 6, 2018 at 7:17 pm

    Michelle Klein-Hass Mobility Chair right at the beginning of the video!

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