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Exposition Transit Corridor, Phase 2 is extending the Metro Expo Line west to Santa Monica from the Culver City Station, running along the old Pacific Electric Exposition right-of-way to 4th St. and Colorado Av. in downtown Santa Monica.

The 6.6 mile second phase will connect Santa Monica by rail to Downtown LA, Pasadena, San Fernando Valley, South Bay, Long Beach and dozens of points in between. With seven new stations serving diverse LA neighborhoods such as Century City, West Los Angeles, and Santa Monica, the Metro Rail system will expand to 87 stations and over 93 miles of rail to destinations across L.A. County.

Major construction began in 2012 and is scheduled to be completed in 2015.  The Exposition Construction Authority awarded the design-build contract for Phase 2 to Skanska-Rados, Joint Venture in March 2011.

Metro is scheduled to begin train safety tests in late 2015, with a projected line opening in early 2016.

Phase 2 includes new stations at:

  • Palms
  • Westwood/Rancho Park
  • Expo/Sepulveda
  • Expo/Bundy
  • 26th St./Bergamot
  • 17th St./SMC
  • Downtown Santa Monica

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Go Metro Weekends, Halloween costume edition
Posted by Lily Allen on October 9, 2015 7:37 am
Photo by Stefernie via flickr/CC Need help planning your Halloween costume? Whether you’ve been making sketches for months, or prefer the last-minute approach, never fear–Metro is ...
How We Roll, October 1: can we talk about cities?
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 1, 2015 8:00 pm
Before we get to today’s main course: The Metrolosangeles Twitter guy on why he likes starting -offs and GIF wars (LAWeekly) Well, at least he takes transit. Photo: New York MTA. Twitter war, ...
Metro wins Clean Air Hero award from SCAQMD
Posted by Steve Hymon on October 1, 2015 4:15 pm
View this document on Scribd A nice nod for an important program at Metro that seeks to conserve electricity, water and fuel, among other environmental-friendly practices. The news release from the ...
How We Roll, Friday, September 25
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 25, 2015 1:49 pm
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Newsflash! — From our ...
Metro Board meeting roundup
Posted by Steve Hymon on September 24, 2015 2:36 pm
View this document on Scribd Below are some of the most interesting actions taken by the Metro Board of Directors at their monthly meeting held Thursday. The full agenda is above. As we also noted ...
Photos: future Metro bike hubs
Posted by Dave Sotero on September 14, 2015 11:13 am
The grand opening of the El Monte Metro Bike Hub on Monday sets the agency on a new course for building secure, high-capacity bike parking across Los Angeles County. There are four other ...
Go Metro Weekends, the art of staying cool
Posted by Lily Allen on September 11, 2015 7:44 am
Yes we’re Angelenos, and yes that means that as a group we generally tend to shrink from the cold. Yet this week’s hotter-than-hot weather has been a sweaty gentle reminder that ...
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