Weekend street closures at Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue for the construction of the Purple Line Extension subway has been completed five weekends earlier than originally scheduled — even after [continue reading]
Nice video from Lucia Phan of our Purple Line Extension team on the work underway to build a new subway station below traffic passing overhead at Wilshire and La Brea. [continue reading]
When is the earliest the Purple Line Extension will open? Metro CEO Phil Washington has said that the agency is aiming to open the entire project to Westwood by 2024 [continue reading]
Regional Connector Constructors (RCC) work crews under contract to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will begin a series of full weekend closures along Flower Street in downtown Los Angeles between 3rd and 5th streets in order to perform cut and cover/decking activities for the Regional Connector Transit [continue reading]
One weekend down, 21 weekends to go! The first of 22 weekend closures for construction of the Wilshire/La Brea Station occurred last weekend. The work involves installing decking so that [continue reading]
The good news: Metro is ramping up work on the construction of a new subway station for the Purple Line at Wilshire and La Brea. The not-quite-as-sunny news: here comes [continue reading]
Above and below are two recent presentations for the first section of the Purple Line Extension project, which is extending the subway from Wilshire/Western to Wilshire/La Cienega. Decking begins in June for the Wilshire/La Brea Station — see below. We’ll be providing a lot more info after the holiday weekend.
From the Dept. of Feedback: as expected, a lot of comments from Metro followers about Metro’s proposal to charge parking fees at nine rail stations as part of a test [continue reading]