Here’s the news release with the good news from the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the independent agency building the 11.5-mile project between Pasadena and the Azusa/Glendora border: MONROVIA, CA – On the heels of last week’s completion of all light rail track installation for the Foothill Gold Line from [continue reading]
Gold Line Foothill Extension update: concrete pours for another big bridge and grade crossings almost half complete!
More good news for the Gold Line Foothill Extension project, which is adding 11.5 miles to the Gold Line between eastern Pasadena and the Azusa/Glendora border with six new stations in Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale and two in Azusa. Here’s the latest update from Habib Balian, CEO of the Metro [continue reading]
Here’s the news from the Expo Line Construction Authority: The Expo Line is one step closer to reaching Santa Monica today after the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved all crossings in Phase 2. The Commission unanimously approved Resolution SX-100, authorizing the Exposition Construction Authority to build the 16 new [continue reading]
Expo Line Construction Authority asks residents to sign petition for approval of at-grade rail crossings
The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is scheduled on Nov. 10 to consider giving approval to the street crossings for the second phase of the Expo Line, which will run between Culver City and Santa Monica. It’s a big deal because the line recently had its groundbreaking and can’t open [continue reading]
This video from the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority offers up an introduction to grade crossing design. Why are grade crossings so important? Because they represent the most vulnerable part of any rail line. The Foothill Extension will make use of state-of-the-art grade crossings to ensure safety along the [continue reading]