New Round of Westside Subway Community Update Meetings Planned

Metro will be holding community update meetings January 24 through 31 for the Westside Subway Extension Project, currently going through its Final Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) planning phase.

Metro will provide members of the public with background on Project planning to date, detail what community members can expect during the Final EIS/EIR phase and provide an overview of the anticipated subway construction process.

The public can participate in any of the three community update meetings.  Content for all three meetings will be identical:

  • Monday, January 24, 6-8 p.m., LACMA West  – Terrace Room, 5th Floor, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036.  Served by Metro Lines 20, 720, 217 & 780. Validated vehicle parking is available in the Museum’s 6th Street underground garage.  Enter from 6th and Ogden.  Spanish & Korean translation will be provided.
  • Wednesday, January 26, 6-8 p.m., Westwood United Methodist Church – Fellowship Hall, 3rd Floor, 10497 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024.  Served by Metro Line 20. Free parking is available below Belmont Village, the building east of the Sanctuary. From Wilshire Blvd., use the Belmont Village driveway and proceed under the overhang to the underground parking lot.  Park on levels P2, P3 or P4 and take the church elevator in the southwest corner of the parking lot.  There will be signs to direct public to the meeting room.  Spanish translation will be provided.  Metro will also offer a live webcast of this meeting that you can view from any computer simply by going to
  • Monday, January 31, 6-8 p.m., Roxbury Park – Auditorium, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.  Served by Metro Line 28 and Santa Monica Big Blue Bus Line 5. Metered lot and street parking is available.   Spanish translation will be provided.

The final environmental review and preliminary engineering phase is scheduled to last approximately one year and is a precursor to final design and construction based on project funding.

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