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Westside Subway Station Hearings

Metro To Hold Station Information Meetings for Westside Subway Extension

The
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will
hold five community meetings in October and November to discuss
potential subway stations for the Westside Subway Extension project.

The
project is currently in its Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report
(DEIS/R) phase. These “roll-up-your sleeves” meetings will provide
stakeholders an opportunity to review and discuss station locations and
entrances, connections to and from the stations, and other issues.

Meetings will be held as follows:

    • Thursday, October 22, 2009, 6– 8 p.m. Stations to be discussed: Wilshire at Bundy, 26th, 16th & 4th Street. SantaMonica Public Library – Multi-Purpose Room, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard,Santa Monica, CA 90401. Served by Metro Lines 4, 20, 33, 333, and 720and Santa Monica Big Blue Bus Lines 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 and 10. Validatedvehicle and free bike parking is available.
    • Monday, October 26, 2009, 6– 8 p.m. Stations to be discussed: Wilshire at Crenshaw, La Brea & Fairfax. LosAngeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) – Terrace Room, 5th Floor, 5905Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Served by Metro lines 20,720, 920, 217 & 780. Validated vehicle parking is available in theMuseum’s 6th Street underground garage. Enter from 6th and Ogden.
    • Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 6– 8 p.m. Stationsto be discussed: Hollywood/Highland, Santa Monica Boulevard at LaBrea,, Fairfax & San Vicente & Beverly Center. PacificDesign Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Served byMetro Lines 4, 10, 105, 305 & 704. $10 self-parking is available inthe Pacific Design Center Parking Lot off Melrose. Metered streetparking is available on San Vicente Blvd.
    • Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 6– 8 p.m. Stations to be discussed: Wilshire at La Cienega & Beverly. BeverlyHills City Hall – Municipal Gallery, 455 N. Rexford Drive, BeverlyHills, CA 90210, Served by Metro Line 4, 14, 16 & 704. Free 2-hourparking is available in the adjacent structure.
    • Thursday, November 5, 2009, 6– 8 p.m. Stations to be discussed: Century City, Westwood/UCLA & VA Hospital. VeteransAdministration – Wadsworth Theatre, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, LosAngeles, CA 90073. Served by Metro Lines 20 & 720 and Santa MonicaBig Blue Bus Lines 2, 3 & 4., Free parking is available in the lotadjacent to the theatre.

Information at each
meeting will be tailored for the specific station locations in the
area. Members of the public are encouraged to attend the meeting that
reflects their particular interest.

Spanish translation
will be provided at all the meetings. Korean translation will be
provided at the meeting on October 26 at the Los Angeles County Museum
of Art. Russian translation will be available for the November 3
meeting at the Pacific Design Center. Special accommodations for ADA
purposes can be provided if requested three working days (72 hours) in
advance. The TDD line is 800.252-9040.

For information on previous community meetings as well as other project details, visit www.metro.net/westside under News and Info or call the project information line at 213.922.6934.

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Editors Note: “Metro” should be used when referring to this agency.


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