METRO: Update on Westside Corridor Transit Expansion

The Los Angeles County
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be conducting a new round of
community update meetings in September on the agency’s Westside Extension
Transit Corridor Study.

Metro will provide an update
to the public on its alternatives analysis to date for the possible extension
of the subway to the Westside, including draft staff recommendations. Meetings will be held throughout the study
area at the following locations:

of Santa Monica

Wednesday, September 3, 6 – 8 p.m.
Santa Monica Public Library, Auditorium, 1st Floor
601 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica

Served by Metro
Lines 4, 20, 33, 333, 720 and Santa
Monica Big Blue Bus Lines 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10.
Validated vehicle and bike parking is available.

of West Hollywood

Thursday, September 4, 6 – 8pm
Plummer Park
7377 Santa Monica Boulevard,
West Hollywood

Served by Metro
Line 4. Free vehicle and bike parking is available at the location.

City of Beverly Hills
Saturday, September 6, 2 – 4 p.m.
Beverly Hills Public Library – Auditorium, 2nd Floor
444 N Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills

Served by Metro Lines 4, 14, 16, 704. Free 2-hour parking available in the
adjacent structure.

Wilshire/Fairfax area
Monday, September 8,
6 – 8 p.m.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art West – Terrace Room, 5th Floor
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles

Served by Metro lines 20, 720, 920, 217, 780. Validated vehicle parking is
available in the Museum’s 6th
Street underground garage. Enter from 6th and Ogden


Wednesday, September 10, 6 – 8 p.m.
Westwood Presbyterian Church
10822 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles

Served by Metro Lines 20, 720, 920. Free parking available at the location.


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