The proposed extension consists of two phases. The first phase will continue from Sierra Madre Villa in Pasadena east over 11 miles with stops in the cities of Arcadia, Duarte, Irwindale, Monrovia and two in Azusa.
Funding is currently being sought for the second phase, which would continue east from Azusa over 12 miles through the cities of Glendora, La Verne, Montclair, Pomona and San Dimas.
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension facts include:
Metro will integrate the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension into existing Metro Rail service and operate the line once construction is complete
Metro riders will be able to connect with Metro Rail and Bus lines, Metrolink commuter rail lines and other regional transportation services at Union Station
With the passage of Measure R, Metro has allocated $735 million towards the construction of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension
The final Environmental Impact Report for the first phase (Sierra Madre Villa to Azusa) was certified in 2007. The Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority is beginning to develop a final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the second phase
The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension will offer an alternative transportation option to congested roadways, environmental benefits, and economic development opportunities
Construction on the Gold Line Foothill Extension has been well underway for some time; the project is extending the Gold Line from the Sierra Madre Villa station in eastern Pasadena for 11.5 miles to ...
An abutment wall for the bridge at Citrus Avenue in Azusa. Photo: Foothill Extension Construction Authority.
The Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority issued the following news release ...
Posted by Steve Hymon on February 20, 2013 8:00 am
The following is the latest e-news from the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the agency building the 11.5-mile project that will extend the Gold Line from eastern Pasadena to the ...