Policy & Funding

Metro Responds to BHUSD Consultant Memo on Century City Station Location

Today Metro  released its review of a Beverly Hills Unified School District consultant memo that challenged the agency’s geotechnical rationale  for choosing the Constellation site for the Purple Line Extension ‘s Century City station. The review, sent to Metro’s Board of Directors today, essentially says that nothing in the consultant memo changes the agency’s recommendations. [continue reading]

Metro releases latest Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor map

The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project team today released the latest project map of the 8.5-mile rail line, which includes official names of the eight new stations: Expo/Crenshaw, Crenshaw/Martin Luther King, Crenshaw/Vernon (Leimert Park), Crenshaw/Slauson, Florence/West, Florence/La Brea, Florence/Hindry and Aviation/Century.  The Crenshaw/LAX line will serve the Crenshaw Corridor, Inglewood, Westchester [continue reading]

Other actions taken by the Board today

The meeting is ongoing. I'll have a post later on the Crenshaw/LAX Line project contract, project acceleration and associated financial issues. •The Board approved Metro's contribution of $52.7 million toward Metrolink operations for the 2013-14 fiscal year in addition to funds for a variety of other Metrolink projects. Metrolink is [continue reading]