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Project Timeline

2011: Metro purchased the iconic downtown Los Angeles Union Station

2012 to 2014: Metro developed the Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan and the Connect US Action Plan

2015: Metro released Transforming Los Angeles Union Station, a Summary Report , which included final recommendations and implementation strategy for the Union Station Master Plan. Metro also finalized the Connect US Action Plan, which identified active transportation improvement projects, including the Alameda Esplanade and Los Angeles Crossing

2015 to 2017: Metro secured approximately $18 million in Active Transportation Program (ATP) grant funds for Alameda and Los Angeles Street

2017: Metro began the environmental review of the Los Angeles Union Station Forecourt and Esplanade Improvements

2018: Metro Board of Directors certified the Final Environmental Impact Report and Addendum

2018 to present: Environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Project design development underway