Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Regional Connector

Eyes on the Street: Little Tokyo Track Relocation Construction Underway

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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 […]

Metro Celebrates Downtown L.A. Regional Connector Subway Groundbreaking

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Electeds, agency representatives, and other leaders gathered  in Little Tokyo yesterday to commemorate the groundbreaking for construction of Metro’s Regional Connector subway. Metro boardmembers were joined by federal Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and even activist-actor George Takei. Preliminary construction has been underway for over a year, since before February’s full-funding announcement for the project.