Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Regional Connector

#DamienTalks the Regional Connector with Metro’s Community and Construction Relations Team

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Today, #DamienTalks with Olga Arroyo and Jean Marie Hance with Community and Construction Relations for the Regional Connector Project in Downtown Los Angeles. With the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) going in the ground next week, it seemed the perfect time to connect with the Regional Connector. The conversation is wide ranging and goes on for over twenty minutes, […]

Eyes on the Street: Little Tokyo Gold Line Test Train on New Tracks

Metro is getting close to re-opening the temporarily detoured Gold Line through Little Tokyo. To facilitate Regional Connector subway construction, Metro removed and relocated a stretch of Gold Line tracks between the Little Tokyo and Pico Aliso Stations. This afternoon, Streetsblog S.F. editor Roger Rudick spotted rail cars traversing the rebuilt tracks. According to Rudick, the train […]

Eyes on the Street: Little Tokyo Track Relocation Construction Underway

Last Friday, Metro began its slightly-delayed closure of the Little Tokyo Gold Line Station. The station will be closed for about three months while Gold Line tracks are relocated to make way for Regional Connector subway construction. If this construction goes reasonably well, the on time within-budget Regional Connector will open in 2021. Metro’s contractors (Skanska and […]