Re-publish of San Gabriel Valley Tribune article – July 2, 2015
Last fall, when President Barack Obama created the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, many thought the new status would mean preservation of the rugged peaks, tall pines and natural streams first recognized by President Benjamin Harrison and later brought to life by naturalist John Muir.
Not many pictured adding transit service bringing low- and moderate-income families from Los Angeles’ most impoverished communities up and down the monument. But during five open houses last week and on social media sites, transportation was one of the most mentioned planks offered for inclusion in a first-ever monument-management plan being crafted by the U.S. Forest Service.
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