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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 […]
Metro's West Santa Ana Branch study area. All images via Metro staff reports

Metro West Santa Ana Branch Light Rail Alignments Narrowed

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Today Metro’s Planning and Programming Committee approved four specific West Santa Ana Branch light rail alignments to be used for environmental studies. The West Santa Ana Branch is a historic Pacific Electric Streetcar right-of-way that runs diagonally through southeast L.A. County cities including Paramount, Bellflower and Artesia. Measure M includes funding for two phases of […]