In "Freeway: Link to Community Disaster" (Aug. 13), Sam Hall Kaplan did not do his homework and takes literary license in mouthing the pap that South Pasadena has fed us for 36 years, creating congestion by reducing freeway and surface traffic to one lane through its city and such other restrictions.
Did it ever occur to Kaplan to:
--Check with other concerned foothill communities such as Pasadena, Glendale, La Canada, La Crescenta, Montrose, Alhambra, Arcadia, San Gabriel and beyond?
--Why is he including El Sereno on the side of South Pasadena--has he checked their needs, feelings and desires?
--Why does he not report the Maginot Line that South Pasadena has constructed between El Sereno and South Pasadena streets?
--Has he ever experienced firsthand the congestion and gridlock of Valley Boulevard at Fremont Street? At Valley Boulevard where the Long Beach Freeway ends?