From the NCTimes:
There will be a fight over plans to expand Interstate 5.
That much was clear last week when roughly 50 coastal residents and several land use attorneys united in Del Mar to outline their efforts to block the planned widening of I-5 from Oceanside to La Jolla.
Transportation officials say the multibillion-dollar expansion ---- which would add up to four carpool lanes ---- is needed to alleviate I-5's traffic crunch. Opponents say it would invite even more congestion.
"We have the experience and we will be going after every (legal) hook we can ... to try to stop this," said Marco Gonzalez, an environmental attorney and cofounder of the Encinitas-based Coast Law Group...