2020 South Pasadena City Council District 3 Endorsement: Michelle Hammond
General Election: October 5 – November 3, 2020
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Small business owner and environmental advocate, Michelle Hammond, is currently serving on the South Pasadena Mobility and Transportation Infrastructure Commission (MTIC), helping to decide transportation funding, infrastructure, and policy decisions. She has been a constant advocate to walking and biking, helping push for increased bicycle parking throughout the City with a focus on providing parking within the business districts. Michelle was commended for her work in the Green Leader Program as well as championing other environmental causes.
In Hammond’s excellent responses to Bike The Vote’s questionnaire, she highlighted the need for an improved transportation network that provides connections to school, transit station and local businesses. At a time where South Pasadena will face budget challenges, she explained how investing in bicycle infrastructure can provides big benefits through small investment. With so much at stake for the future of South Pasadena, Hammond’s thoughtful approach and on the ground experience to provide safe alternatives to driving will be an asset on City Council. Bike The Vote L.A. is proud to endorse Michelle Hammond for South Pasadena City Council District 3.