Metro: Community Meetings on Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor

METRO TO HOLD SIX COMMUNITY MEETINGS TO UPDATE PUBLIC ON CRENSHAW/ LAX TRANSIT CORRIDOR

Public Invited to attend October/November 2010 Station Area Planning Workshops/ Project Update Meetings throughout Crenshaw, Inglewood & Westchester

What: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will conduct six Station Area Planning Workshops/ Project Update Meetings open to the public on October 28, 2010 through November 18, 2010 to update the public on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project.

Why: The meetings will focus on different segments of the corridor and will present specific information on each of the planned and optional stations along the proposed 8.5 mile north-south light rail alignment between the Exposition Line and the Metro Green Line.  Metro will also provide a project update, discuss input received from past workshops, and present new information on station area planning, streetscape, and landscape design concepts.

When: Thursday, October 28, 2010 (6pm – 8pm)

Florence/West Station
Inglewood City Hall – Community Room, First Floor
One W Manchester Bl, Inglewood, CA 90301

Thursday, November 4, 2010 (6pm – 8pm)

Crenshaw/MLK & Crenshaw/Vernon (Optional) Stations
LADWP Crenshaw Customer Service Center – Auditorium
4030 Crenshaw Bl, Los Angeles, CA 90008

Saturday, November 6, 2010 (10am – noon)
Florence/La Brea Station
Faithful Central Church – The Living Room
400 W Florence Av, Inglewood CA 90301

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 (6pm – 8pm)

Crenshaw/Slauson Station, Park Mesa Heights Alignment
Crenshaw High School – Library
5010 11th Av, Los Angeles, CA 90043

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 (6pm – 8pm)

Manchester (Optional) & Aviation/Century Stations
Westchester Senior Center
8740 Lincoln Bl, Los Angeles, CA 90045 

Thursday, November 18, 2010 (6pm – 8pm)

Crenshaw/Exposition Station
West Angeles Church – The Crystal Room
3045 Crenshaw Bl, Los Angeles, CA 90016

To RSVP for a community meeting or ask questions, please contact Kinya Claiborne at 310.333.1846 or Kinyac@mckissackmw.com. For information on the project, please visit metro.net/crenshaw.

Contact: For all media inquiries, please contact Jose Ubaldo at 213-922-3087 or ubaldoj@metro.net.

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