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Metro Highway Projects
Included in the Measure R funding for transportation improvements planned during the next 30 years are an ambitious series of highway projects totaling an investment of more than $7.8 billion. An Overview of Measure R Projects (Click on image for a larger and printable version)
Measure R - In the Works
Measure R is funding new transportation projects and programs and accelerating those already in the pipeline. Voters approved the measure in 2008 and it took effect July 2009. Over 30 years, it is projected to generate $40 billion for congestion relief projects. Following are updates on a few of the projects supported by Measure R. Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Public ...
Work Begins on a New El Monte Station
Groundbreaking was held recently to start construction of a new $45 million public bus terminal at Santa Anita Avenue and Ramona Boulevard. The project doubles the capacity of the original El Monte Station that opened in 1973. The upgrade is part of the Congestion Reduction Demonstration Program, a federal demonstration project in which existing carpool lanes on the I-10 El Monte Busway and I-110 ...
Acceleration of Measure R Highway Projects
The 30/10 Initiative was recently introduced to accelerate Measure R transit projects in LA County. At the same time, the Metro Board of Directors adopted a policy to combine long-term countywide sales tax revenue from Measure R with alternative project delivery and financing methods for highway projects. Metro is working to develop a strategy that will expedite the construction of some Measure R ...