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Canada - Praire (Western Canada) - British Columbia

Alabama:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/al/

Alaska:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/ak/

Arizona:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/az/

Arkansas:
www.aristotle.net/~sierra/

California:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/ca/

Mother Lode (NE California):
www.motherlode.sierraclub.org/

CA, OR, WA - oppose US 395 from Canada to Mexico. Inland Northwest ALT-TRANS: 509-8385803. Julian Powers:

Redwood Chapter (NW California) www.monitor.net/redwood

Mendocino County - oppose Willets HW 101 Bypass. Joanna Burkhardt: 707-459-9220.

Sonoma County - oppose Hw 101 widening. Sierra Club Sonoma Group 707-544-7651.

Solano & Contra Costa Cos - oppose Martinez Bridge Expansion. Chuck Siegel (SFBay): 510-848-7827.

Marin County - oppose Highway 101 Gap Closure. David Schonbrunn (Marin Advocates for Transit): 415-383-9321/383-0776; San Francisco Bay Chapter www.sierraclub.org/chapters/sanfranciscobay

San Francisco - SUPPORT Caltrain to rebuilt Transbay Transit Station. John Holtzclaw: 415-977-5534, , www.sfbay.sierraclub.org/sfgroup.

Alameda Co - oppose SR238 Foothill Freeway, Hayward Bypass. Sherman Lewis: 510-538-3692, sherman.lewis@sierraclub.org.

Loma Prieta chapter (southern SF Bay Area) www.sierraclub.org/chapters/lomaprieta/

Tehipite Chapter (Modesto-Merced) www.bigbaldy.com/tehipite

Yosemite National Park - oppose widening and straightening the El Portal Road. Joyce M Eden: yojo@batnet.com, www.motherlode.sierraclub.org/.

Monterey County - oppose Hatton Canyon Freeway, Hwy 1. Neil Agron: 408-624-3038.

San Luis Obispo Co - oppose Cuesta Grade Widening Project. Craig Anderson: 805-541-8838, canderso@slonet.org.

Santa Barbara Co - oppose Hwy 1 Widening. Phil Schilling: 805-969-1264. Los Padres chapter http://www.sierraclub.org/chapters/lospadres/

Fresno - oppose Urban Freeway 168. Rose Rowe: 209-224-2240.

Kern County - oppose extending I-40 to I-5. Dennis Bainbridge: 805-589-0404. Arthur Unger: 805 323 5569, Kern-Kaweah (southern central valley) www.sierraclub.org/chapters/kernkaweah.

Ventana Chapter (Monterey) ventana.sierraclub.org

Santa Lucia Chapter (San Luis Obispo) www.sierraclub.org/chapters/santalucia

Los Angeles Co - oppose 710 extension. Jeff Jones: jefnjone@ucla.edu, Angeles chapter angeles.sierraclub.org

San Gorgonio Chapter (N of San Diego) www.sierraclub.org/chapters/sangorgonio

San Diego Co - oppose SR 125 Tollway South. Marianne Greene: 619-294-8258. John Hammond: jahammond1@home.com. Allison Rolfe: arolfe@sw_center.org. Chapter www.sierraclub.org/chapters/sandiego

Colorado:
www.rmc.sierraclub.org

Aurora - oppose E470 extension. Roger Wendell, Western Jefferson County to Adams County - oppose Northwest beltway W-470. Bill Kossack: kossack@netcom.com. Ed Talbot: stuffy1@earthlink.net. Bill Myer: billmyer@denver.infi.net.

West of Denver - oppose Guanella Pass Road at Mt. Evans Wilderness. Lyn Yarroll: treehouse@mstg.net.

Arvada - oppose West 72nd Avenue Extension. Bill Myer: billmyer@denver.infi.net; members.aol.com/saveparks.

Connecticut:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/ct

Delaware:
members.dca.net/sierrade/

District of Columbia:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/dc

Florida:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/fl

Seminole Co - oppose Chuluota By Pass. Randy Morris: 407-321-1130 ext 7250, amerkt@co.seminole.fl.us. Susan Kariys-Courech: 407-365-7479, 3Coconuts@worldnet.att.net.

Hillsborough, Pasco and Hernando Cos - The Suncoast Parkway 1. Beth Connor: 727-824-8813

Georgia:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/ga

Atlanta - oppose Outer Loop or Outer Perimeter. Campaign for a Prosperous Georgia: 404-659-5675, 404-659-5676, tpajames@aol.com. Bryan Hager: 770-537-9480.

Hawaii:
http://www.hi.sierraclub.org

Idaho:
http://www.sierraclub.org/chapters/id

Indiana:

Oppose I-69 through southern Indiana. Bill Hayden: haydenb@bloomington.in.us.

Allen Co IN, Paulding Co OH, Defiance Co OH. US 24 (Fort Wayne to Toledo). Cynthia Sibrelohsc@igc.org, http://www.us24.org.

Illinois
http://www.sierraclub.org/chapters/il

Lake Co. - Rt. 53, aka FAP342.http://www.sierraclub.org/chapters/il/w&w/route53.html.

The I-355 Tollway: Threatening A Region's Quality of Life

Sierra Club is working with local citizens and and other environmental groups, led by the Environmental Law and Policy Center, to promote alternatives to the proposed I-355 Tollway Extensions from Bolingbrook to Peotone. The proposed I-355 Tollway cuts through a region of small towns, homes in wooded settings, forest preserves, and prime farmland. The character of the region will change forever if the tollway is built. I-355 will draw population to the area, generating more traffic on local roads, runaway development, and sprawl.

Government officials are allowing existing roads and bridges in the area to languish in disrepair. Yet the Illinois Toll Authority wants to spend $750 million for the first 12.5 miles of I-355. That's $60 million a mile! For the price of the tollway local communities could build 117 elementary schools, 233 libraries, or 200 new parks. In addition, all proposed local road projects in Will County could be completed six times over.

Abundant open space, fine schools, and a family-friendly environment attract residents to southern Cook and Will Counties. Now these very same qualities are threatened by the proposed I-355 tollway. Here's what the tollway means for the region:

  • Higher local property taxes: The population growth caused by I-355 will increase the need for costly, taxpayer-financed services such as schools, local road maintenance and police and fire protection. Growth won't pay its own way.
  • Bigger traffic jams: New tollways like I-355 draw population to the region and increase traffic on local roads. More people mean more cars, more headaches and longer commutes.
  • Loss of forest preserves, open space and farmland: If I-355 is built, Keepataw Forest Preserve will be partially bulldozed and thousands of acres of wetlands, open space and farmland will be destroyed forever.

Iowa
http://www.sierraclub.org/chapters/ia

Kansas
http://www.kssierra.org

Kentucky
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/ky/

Louisiana:

Baton Rouge - oppose Louisiana / Baton Rouge Bypass. Maura Wood: 504-755-6852, 74323.3210@compuserve.com. Chapter www.sierraclub.org/chapters/la

Maine
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/me

Massachussets
members.tripod.com/masssierra/

Boston - oppose Logan Airport runway expansion. Blossom Hoag,  Communities Against Runway Expansion (CARE) www.stop1432.com

Maryland
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/md

Montgomery Co - oppose Montrose Parkway near I270. Marta Vogel: Vogelm@juno.com.

Montgomery Co - oppose the InterCounty Connector (ICC). Jim Clarke: 301-340-8994.

Michigan:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/mi

Minnesota:
North Star Chapterwww.northstar.sierraclub.org

MN/WI border - oppose St. Croix Bridge. Ginny Yingling: 612-379-3853, ginny.yingling@sierraclub.org. Peter Bachman: 651-223-5969, mcea@mtn.org. Jennifer Hunt: 612-333-5424, vrnpa@voyageurs.org.Lori Nelson: 651- 735-8008. Ralph DeGennaro: 202-546-8500.

Minneapolis - oppose MN Hwy. 55 Re-route. Jill Walker Boogren: 612-722- 2391, jjboogren@aol.com. Lee Barthel: 612-872-7516. Linda Brown: 612-576-9686, leo@usfamily.net.

Duluth to Winnipeg - oppose Manitoba highway.

Mississippi:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/ms

Missouri:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/mo

Montana:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/mt

Nebraska:
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/ne

Nevada
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/nv

New Hampshire
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/nh

Oppose Manchester Airport Access Road Project. Aline Lotter: (603) 668-5166, AHLotter@aol.com. Coservation Law Foundation: 603-225-3060.

New Jersey
newjersey.sierraclub.org/

New Mexico
www.nm.org/~sierra

Oppose Paseo del Norte Extension. Walter Matuska: wmj@lanl.gov.

Oppose State Road 126 through Jemez Mountains. Walter Matuska: wmj@lanl.gov.

New York
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/ny

North Carolina
www.sierraclub-nc.org

North Dakota
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/nd

Ohio
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/oh

Cincinnati - oppose Red Bank Road Connector. Jeff Smith: 513-631-7970; jeffmsmith@earthlink.net.

Cincinnati - oppose Eastgate Parkway. Jeff Smith: 513-631-7970; jeffmsmith@earthlink.net.

Cleveland to Columbus - opposse I-71 Widening. Cynthia Sibrel: 614-461-0734, ohsc@igc.org.

Columbus - oppose Spring/Sandusky Interchange. Cynthia Sibrel: 614-461-0734, ohsc@igc.org.

Oppose I-73/I-74 across the state. Cynthia Sibrel: 614-461-0734, ohsc@igc.org..

Oklahoma
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/ok

Oregon
www.spiritone.com/~orsierra

CA, OR, WA - oppose US 395 from Canada to Mexico. Inland Northwest ALT-TRANS: 509-8385803. Julian Powers: julianp@ior.com

Pennsylvania
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/pa

Rhode Island
www.sierraclubri.org

SUPPORT Warwick Intermodal train station. Barry Schiller: bschiller@ric.edu.

SUPPORT RI Bicycle network. Barry Schiller: bschiller@ric.edu.

OPPOSE Quonset Access Freeway. Alicia Karpick: alicia.karpick@sierraclub.org.

South Carolina
http://www.sierraclub.org/chapters/sc/

South Dakota
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/sd

Tennessee
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/tn

Nashville - oppose Highway 840. Joe McCaleb:jeremyah@worldnet.att.net.

Corridor J (SR451) in Cookeville. mldoutt@multipro.com rfinch@tntech.edu users.multipro.com/mldoutt

Texas
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/tx

Austin - SUPPORT Texas light rail system. Dick Kallerman: 512-444-1326, cedartex@aol.com.

Austin-San Antonio - SUPPORT Texas commuter rail. Dick Kallerman: 512- 444- 1326, cedartex@aol.com.

Austin - oppose State Highway 130. Dick Kallerman: 512- 444- 1326, cedartex@aol.com.

Utah
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/ut

Salt Lake City - oppose Legacy Highway. Marc Heileson: marc.heileson@sierraclub.org.

Vermont
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/vt

Chittenden County - oppose Circumferential Highway. Lea Terhune: 802 651-0169, . Brian Dunkiel: 802 862-3791, . Peter Duval: 802 899-1132, vgr@together.net. Bret Chenkin: 802 442-9330, chenks@aol.com.

Bennington, Rutland and Burlington - SUPPORT freight and commuter rail.

Virginia
Virginia Chapter

Oppose Route 28 from Manassas to Route 29. Harold Dutton: 540-788-4333, hdutton@bigfoot.com.

Charlottesville - oppose Route 29 Western Bypass. George Larie: 804-971-5714 janetgeo@aol.com. Milton Moore: 804-979-2848, miltmoore@aol.com.

Roanoke to WV State Line - oppose Interstate 73. Mark Petersen: usa_highway_net@hotmail.com. Ann Rogers: amelvin3@roanoke.infi.net. Jerryanne Bier:540-365-2230.

Washington
www.cascadechapter.org

CA, OR, WA - oppose US 395 from Canada to Mexico. Inland Northwest ALT-TRANS: 509-8385803. Julian Powers: julianp@ior.com.

West Virginia

Oppose Appalachian Corridor H Highway. Chuck Merritt: 304-478-4922, or 304-637-4082.

Wisconsin
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/wi

Wisconsin Lake Shore - SUPPORT commuter rail line from Milwaukee, WI to Kenosha and Chicago. Jay Warner: a2q@execpc.com, 414-639-0918.

Madison to Sauk City - oppose Hwy 12 widening. Ben Manski: 608-251-7020.

Wyoming
www.sierraclub.org/chapters/wy

Canada
www.sierraclub.cawww.sierraclub.ca/eastern

Prarie (W Canada):
www.sierraclub.ca/prairie

British Columbia:
www.sierraclub.ca/bc


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