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The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension is extending the existing Gold Line east from Pasadena. The first phase will travel more than 11 miles from Sierra Madre Villa Station to Azusa.

Phase 1 includes new stations at:

  • Arcadia
  • Monrovia
  • Duarte/City of Hope
  • Irwindale
  • Azusa Downtown
  • APU/Citrus College

The Foothill Extension Construction Authority expects to complete construction between Pasadena and Azusa in September 2015. Metro is scheduled to begin safety testing in late 2015 with a projected opening in 2016.

The second phase will continue the line for 12 miles east from Azusa to Montclair. Funding is currently being sought for this segment. The Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Azusa to Montclair section was certified in March 2013 and preliminary engineering began in Summer 2014.

Phase 2 includes new stations at:

  • Glendora
  • San Dimas
  • La Verne
  • Pomona
  • Claremont
  • Montclair

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Metro Board to hold public hearing on FY 16 budget on May 20
Posted by Steve Hymon on May 13, 2015 9:00 am
Here’s the news release from Metro: Metro will hold a public hearing on its proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget (FY16) on Wednesday, May 20 to receive public input on a proposed $5.56 billion ...
PowerPoint: Metro staff proposal to rename rail and BRT lines
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 7, 2015 4:01 pm
View this document on Scribd Attentive readers here already know that the Regional Connector project is under construction. The 1.9-mile underground light rail line in downtown Los Angeles will link ...
Transportation headlines, Thursday, March 26
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 26, 2015 12:14 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. Pick your social media ...
PowerPoint: Metro’s ridership challenges
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 23, 2015 1:49 pm
View this document on Scribd Above is a recent presentation by Metro staff that drills down deeper on the issue of ridership. Ridership on Metro increased three percent overall between 2010 and ...
Staff report on testing for Expo 2 and Foothill Extension
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 17, 2015 11:00 am
View this document on Scribd Two Measure R-funded rail projects — the second phase of the Expo Line and the Gold Line Foothill Extension — are wrapping up construction in 2015. After ...
Metrolink hires Art Leahy as its next CEO
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 13, 2015 11:35 am
Metrolink Board Chairman Shawn Nelson and incoming Metrolink CEO and current Metro CEO Art Leahy. Photo: Metrolink. Quite a couple of days at the Metro headquarters building. On Thursday, Metro ...