The top 10 reasons why the Foothill South Toll Road extension failed
February 18 2008 | Jim's Blog,
BY ALEX BRANT-ZAWADZKI / Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 3:00 pm
On Feb. 6, the California Coastal Commission voted 8-2 to deny the Transportation Corridor Agencies' (TCA) application for a Coastal Permit to build the Foothill South (Highway 241) toll-road extension. This was no surprise, as troubles with both the road and the TCA are legion. Now, this symphony of crap may yet have its coda: The TCA has appealed the decision to the Secretary of Commerce. But for now, here are 10 major reasons behind the road's downfall.