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Westside Subway Extension issues Request for Qualifications for potential builders

A small but significant step came today toward construction of the Purple Line Extension’s first segment, with Metro posting a Request for Qualifications for contractors potentially interested in building the project. Here is the specific language: “The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) is requesting Statements of Qualifications from [continue reading]

Metro Board of Directors approves route for Westside Subway Extension's second and third phase, including Century City station on Constellation

  The final route and station locations of the second and third phase of the Westside Subway Extension were approved by the Metro Board of Directors on Thursday by a vote of seven to two. Board Members Mike Antonovich and John Fasana voted against the route. The approval includes, most [continue reading]

Metro Board approves final environmental study for Westside Subway Extension

After nearly five years of planning and scores of public meetings, the Metro Board of Directors on Thursday certified the Westside Subway Extension’s Final Environmental Impact Statement/Report (FEIS/R), the legally-required study that considers the many options, impacts and mitigations for the project. In addition, the Metro Board approved the route [continue reading]

Metro CEO Art Leahy explains need to demolish properties to construct Wilshire/Fairfax subway station

The Los Angeles Times ran an opinion piece earlier this week criticizing the Westside Subway Extension for proposing to demolish buildings housing the A+D architecture museum and the Edward Cella Art+Architecture and Steve Turner Contemporary galleries. The land would be used as one of two construction staging areas for the [continue reading]


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