This Week In Livable Streets

Metro board committee meetings, Eastside Extension, Forbidden City, and more:

  • Varies L.A. County Public Health’s 2 p.m. COVID-19 briefings are one or two days each week. Watch at the County Channel, Channel 94 on most cable systems, or via the County of Los Angeles Facebook page, where broadcast briefings are archived.
  • Wednesday and Thursday 3/16-17 – Metro board committees will discuss and vote on various agency matters. Agendas and staff reports at Metro meeting webpage.
  • Wednesday and Thursday 3/16-17 – Metro is hosting the last two of four virtual community meetings on its Eastside L (Gold) Line extension and possible phased project construction.
    – Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, and Los Nietos meeting, Wednesday 3/16 from 6-7:30 p.m.
    – Whittier meeting, Thursday 3/17 from 6-7:30 p.m.
    Zoom links, Spanish/English dial-in numbers, in-person tech van locations, and more at The Source.
  • Sunday 3/20 – Abundant Housing L.A. will host Forbidden City – a free two-hour guided walking tour of L.A.’s housing history and classic apartment types. Meet at 10 a.m. at 5500 Sunset Boulevard (in front of the Target on Sunset and Western) – near the Metro B Line Hollywood/Western Station. Details and RSVP via eventbrite.

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Project Update: Metro Eastside Extension Phase II

The meetings will provide the public with information Metro has received during scoping and on-going station planning efforts and the next technical steps of the project. The following are meeting dates and locations: Wednesday, September 1, 6-8pmMontebello Golf Course, Cannoneer Room901 Via San ClementeMontebello, CA 90640 Thursday, September 2, 6-8pmTown Center Hall, Social Hall11740 Telegraph […]


The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be conducting four public upcoming meetings to update the community on the agency’s Eastside Transit Corridor Study Phase 2. The study, which evaluates ways to improve mobility in the corridor by connecting the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension (under construction) to cities further east of Los […]

Metro: Eastside Transit Corridor Public Meetings

As environmental work continues for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project, Metro will hold four community scoping meetings on February 22-27 in Pico Rivera, South El Monte, Montebello and Whittier to review two build alternatives: light rail transit via State Route 60 and on Washington Boulevard in addition to a transportation systems management (improving […]

Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project Update

Metro has started work on the environmental analysis of the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project that would extend the Gold Line Eastside Extension (under construction) to cities further east of Los Angeles. Metro is refining the four build alternatives (SR-60, Beverly, Beverly/Whittier and Washington) and evaluating which alternatives to advance and study in the […]