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Foothill Gold Line Glendora-to-Montclair Extension Ready, Waiting for Voters

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Last March beneath the omnipresent San Gabriel Mountains, the Foothill Gold Line’s Pasadena to Azusa extension opened up to residents and commuters alike. Financed by Measure R sales tax returns, the Pasadena to Azusa extension opened to higher-than-expected ridership numbers, indicating the growing region’s desire for increased light rail connectivity and a commuting alternative to jam-packed traffic on […]

The Eastside Gold Line Rail as a Learning Tool for at-Risk Youth

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The full model that will be on displat at Washington Adams Gallery on 12/17.  Photo: James Rojas The opening up of the Eastside Gold Line Light Rail afforded twenty-four students from Mujeres y Hombres Nobles Continuation High School in East Los Angeles and I the opportunity to explore urban planning and transportation options together. As […]
Metro is moving to finalize alignment plans for two Eastside Gold Line extensions

Metro Eastside Gold Line Alignments Finalized Before Environmental Studies

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Yesterday, Metro’s Planning and Programming Committee approved final project definitions for a future Eastside Gold Line extension. If approved by the full board next week, the project moves forward into procuring a consultant to do environmental clearance studies. The Eastside Gold Line extensions are funded in the Measure M expenditure plan with two phases: $534 million […]

Today’s Headlines

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Metro Defends the July 1 Fare Hikes (The Source) LAPD Inconsistent in Acting on Beck’s Cycling Mandates (City Watch) Scooped by Streetsblog, then the Daily News, Times Notices City Changing Sidewalk Repair Policy Nice Article on James Rojas’ "Design-Based Learning" (Dr. Pop) Downtown News Loves the 101 Cap Park Too High Rises Coming Adjacent to […]