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April 05 , 2011

Beyond Freeways: Community, Commerce, and Contention along Los Angeles's 710 Corridor


This is a report on the continuing controversy over Los Angeles officialdom's obsession with expanding and extending the 710 freeway corridor to accommodate freight traffic from the ports, despite the harm it already causes communities along the route, and in spite of the alternatives offered to more-of-the-same.

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很多人认为善于沟通是一种天赋,是学不到、也提高不了的。但事实上,沟通技能是可以通过努力和练习不断提高的,学习理解他人并更加清晰地表达自己的观点会让生活的各个方面都得到改善。无论你是深谙沟通之道的职场老手,还是初出茅庐的职场新人,都能在《沟通的艺术》中找到处理沟通问题的要点、方法和秘诀。(若使用Kobo eReader阅读,建议导入中文字体)

Investigative reporter Justin Gerdes and photo/video documentarian Leila Dee Dougan interview area residents, activists, transportation agency administrators, elected officers, and logistics entrepreneurs, and uncover a story of bureaucratic arrogance and grassroots desperation in the effort to roll back decades of harm imposed on the mostly poor communities along the freeway. Though it is one of the region's premier source of air pollution and traffic congestion, proposals for cleaner and more efficient facilities, and for rethinking how goods and people move through the region, are conscientiously ignored. Murky financial estimates also play a part in the story.

Date release: April 10, 2014

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