Policy & Funding

Metro awarded $22 million in two federal TIGER grants to improve station access

  Two projects to improve access to Metro Rail stations were awarded “TIGER grant” funding this week from the U.S. Department of Transportation: •The Eastside Access Improvement Project will receive $11.8 million to help create a network of sidewalks and bike lanes for pedestrians and bicyclists to access the Regional Connector 1st/Central Station [continue reading]

Construction moves to west side of Crenshaw Boulevard for underground Crenshaw/MLK Station

Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) have finished construction of the east side wall and pile installation for the underground Crenshaw/MLK light rail station. Construction equipment is being removed from the work zone on Crenshaw Boulevard between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Stocker Street and the final move will [continue reading]

City of Beverly Hills approves MOA with Metro for Purple Line Extension utility work permits

The Beverly Hills City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved a Memorandum of Agreement and authorized its staff to issue permits to Metro to relocate utilities for the Purple Line Extension’s future station at Wilshire/La Cienega. This clears the way for Metro to move forward with its planned pre-construction work within [continue reading]

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