At the close of the meeting, Russell said, "I did not see how they (the developers) could complete housing in that (median) strip. (But) as they have proceeded and talked with experts, they do feel they have a right to put forth their case. There is room in the city procedure for them to do it. They don't have as many people as you do or the ability to project themselves.
"We have to give them a chance to make their statement."
Russell also told the residents that "there has been talk of using Culver Boulevard for light rail (transportation)" but that the possibility was ruled out when neighboring Culver City, which begins at Sawtelle, purchased a portion of the railroad right of way and landscaped it.