Late last year, Metro finished pedestrian and other safety upgrades to eight intersections along the Blue Line. The pedestrian improvements finally taking shape at the remaining 19 intersections - 12 of which are in South L.A. - have been in the works for some time and continue to prove challenging.
As anyone who reads Streetsblog or The Source or who follows the pace of rail expansion in Los Angeles knows, today is the “retirement party” for Harriet, the tunnel boring machine that has been drilling about a mile of tunnel for the Crenshaw Line. Today, #DamienTalks with Anthony Crump, the Constructions Relations Manager for the Crenshaw […]
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 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 […]