Upcoming Business Interruption Fund workshops in September


Metro will be hosting two Business Interruption Fund (BIF) informational workshops in September. One will be held along the Purple Line Extension, Phase 1 and the other along the Crenshaw/LAX transit corridor.

Purple Line Extension, Phase 1 BIF workshop
Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Purple Line Extension Field Office
5055 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Crenshaw/LAX transit corridor BIF workshop
Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
US Bank Community Room
5760 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043

Business owners are invited to come learn about Metro’s BIF program which provides financial assistance to small “mom and pop” businesses directly impacted by transit rail construction along the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, the Little Tokyo area and 2nd/Broadway segment of the Regional Connector, and the Purple Line Extension, Phase 1.

Metro staff as well as staff from Metro’s fund administrator, Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation (PCR), will be on-hand to share information about how to apply for the BIF program, provide tips for preparing the application and supporting materials, and answer questions.

To RSVP for the workshops, please email bif@metro.net or call 213.922.4258.  For more information about the BIF, visit metro.net/bif.