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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]

Subway Facts & History: Metro responds to errors in Beverly Hills Courier and allegations by Beverly Hills school district

On Oct. 21 and 28, the Beverly Hills Courier published six news and analysis articles about the two reports Metro released last month on seismic and tunneling issues affecting the Westside Subway Extension project in the Beverly Hills, Century City and Westwood areas (Oct. 21 edition and Oct. 28 edition; [continue reading]

Experts recommend Constellation station for subway project for safety reasons

Nationally and internationally-recognized seismologists, geologists and engineers recommended Wednesday that a subway station in Century City should be built under the intersection of Constellation Boulevard and Avenue of the Stars to avoid two earthquake faults in the area. Speaking to the Metro Board of Directors Planning Committee, experts also said [continue reading]


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