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News Releases from February, 2021

February 18, 2021
Metro to Hold Two Virtual Scoping Meetings on the C Line (Green) Extension to Torrance Project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is initiating a draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the C Line (Green) Extension to Torrance project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Virtual Scoping Meetings will be held on Wednesday, February 24 and Saturday, February 27 to gather public input on the project.

Keywords: C-Line
February 12, 2021
L.A. Metro Releases its Recommendation to Contract with Two Private Sector Teams for Predevelopment Work on the Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today released its recommendation for two private sector teams to conduct predevelopment work to advance the Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project, a massively complex transportation project to directly connect the San Fernando Valley and the Westside via a high-speed, high-capacity transit line.

Keywords: Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project
February 03, 2021
L.A. Metro CEO Phillip A. Washington To Step Down in May

Los Angeles Mayor and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board Chair Eric Garcetti announced today that Metro Chief Executive Officer Phillip A. Washington is stepping down later this year.

Keywords: CEO, Phillip A. Washington
February 03, 2021
L.A. Metro to Hold Three Virtual Public Meetings February 10, 16 and 27 to Present Early Traffic Reduction Study Concepts

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will hold three virtual public meetings on February 10, 16 and 27 to present early concept areas that will be studied further for a potential traffic reduction pilot program as part of an update on the agency’s Traffic Reduction Study.

Keywords: Traffic reduction
February 01, 2021
Federal Transit Administration Environmentally Clears Metro’s East San Fernando Valley Light Rail Transit Project

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has granted the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) a Record of Decision (ROD) for its East San Fernando Valley Light Rail Transit Project, officially certifying that the project has satisfied all federal guidelines for environmental analysis and making it eligible for federal funding opportunities.

Keywords: FTA, East San Fernando Valley Light Rail Transit