Beverly Hills High Students Shine Light On Fears About Metro’s Purple Line Route
Posted Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:14 pm
By Laura Coleman
From planning a district-wide walk-out to keeping tabs on what the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has planned, Beverly Hills students are taking the lead in standing up against Metro as it prepares to run a subway tunnel beneath the City’s only public high school as part of the Purple Line Extension.
On Monday, Beverly Hills High School seniors Sean Toobi and Ryan Abrishami spearheaded a Community Forum at the high school which drew around 80 people where they walked attendees first through the history of the situation before facilitating a Q&A with three guest experts. All three experts stressed that the impending tunnel and its construction is a legitimate threat to the students’ health and safety.
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