The Antelope Valley Line (AVL) Capacity and Service Improvements Program aims to improve service frequency and reliability along the 76.6-mile long AVL commuter rail corridor between Lancaster and downtown Los Angeles to meet the mobility needs of residents, employees, and visitors throughout the region, including the Antelope and San Fernando Valleys.
The Arts District/6th St Station is a proposed new Metro B Line (Red) and/or D Line (Purple) station near 6th Street that would provide regional and local transit connections to and from Arts District, Boyle Heights, Little Tokyo, and surrounding communities.
This project is an extension of light rail along a four-mile segment of the Harbor Subdivision Corridor from the existing Metro Redondo Beach Station to the proposed Regional Transit Center (RTC) in Torrance, served by the Metro Green and Crenshaw/LAX Lines.
The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project will travel 8.5 miles serving the Crenshaw District, Inglewood, Westchester and surrounding areas. The Centinela Grade Separation Project will convert the existing at-grade crossing of Crenshaw/LAX Transit line at Centinela and Florence to an above-grade crossing.
The Cesar Chavez Bus Stop Improvements project, funded by an FTA Ladders of Opportunity grant, will add amenities at four locations near Union Station on Cesar E Chavez Avenue between Alameda Street and Vignes Street to help improve the ridership experience and strengthen connections to other modes of transit throughout the area.
Metro’s plan for better rail service on the Metro B Line (Red) and D Line (Purple), includes upgrading our Division 20 rail yard. We are widening a rail tunnel south of the US-101 (Hollywood) Freeway, building a new turnback facility and readjusting rail storage tracks.
The purpose of the Doran Street and Broadway/Brazil Grade Separation Project is to improve safety and mobility while maintaining suitable access to existing businesses and surrounding residential areas.
Light Rail Transit (LRT) is coming to the heart of the San Fernando Valley. This new LRT project will provide connections to key destinations and greater opportunities for transit users to connect to the growing transit network in the San Fernando Valley.
The Metro Orange Line (MOL) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Improvements Project seeks to provide safe and cost-effective strategies to improve operating speeds, capacity and safety, while addressing passenger needs and minimizing disruption to the San Fernando Valley residents.
Montebello /Commerce Station Relocation Feasibility Study will to examine the feasibility of relocating the existing Commerce/Montebello Metrolink Station to provide a more direct connection with Citadel Outlets, which may likely promote transit usage and may reduce vehicle congestion in the surrounding area.
The North Hollywood to Pasadena Transit Corridor extends approximately 18 miles between the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys with connections to the Metro B (Red), G (Orange) and L (Gold) Lines, as well as Metrolink and other municipal bus lines.
One of Metro’s priority projects, the Purple Line Extension is a critically important rail project that will provide a high-capacity, high-speed and, dependable alternative for commuters to travel between downtown Los Angeles, the Miracle Mile, Beverly Hills, and Westwood.
Section 1 of the Purple Line Extension Transit Project will add three new stations and 3.92 miles of new rail to Metro’s Rail system.
The second section of the Purple Line Extension Transit Project includes 2.59 miles of additional tracks to Metro’s Rail system and two new stations at Wilshire/Rodeo and Century City/Constellation.
The last section of the Purple Line Extension Transit Project, Section 3, will add 2.56 miles of new rail to Metro’s Rail system and connect downtown Los Angeles to the Westside.
Metro’s plan includes better transit that provides faster travel times and more reliable service along Vermont Avenue.
Metro is evaluating a new light rail transit (LRT) line that will connect southeast LA County to downtown Los Angeles, serving the cities and communities of Artesia, Cerritos, Bellflower, Paramount, Downey, South Gate, Cudahy, Bell, Huntington Park, Vernon, unincorporated Florence-Graham community and downtown Los Angeles.
The Eastside Access Improvements project (or the Eastside Access 1 st /Central project) at the future Metro Regional Connector Gold Line 1 st / Central station in the communities of Little Tokyo and the Arts District will help implement a program of streetscape, pedestrian safety, and bicycle access improvements in a one-mile radius around the station.
In January 2014, Metro broke ground on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project , an 8.5-mile, eight-station light rail transit line running from the Metro Exposition Line at Crenshaw and Exposition Boulevards to the Metro Green Line at the Aviation/LAX Station.
Metro is improving walking and biking paths near Union Station.
Metro is studying the areas around Purple (D Line) Extension, Section 1 for opportunities to improve walking and biking connections to the future rail stations.
Segment B of the Rail to River project is a biking and walking path connecting Slauson Station to the LA River.
The Rail to Rail/River Active Transportation Corridor Project – spanning approximately 10 miles – will convert an existing, underutilized railroad right-of-way (ROW) into a multi-purpose pedestrian and bicycle transportation corridor on the western end of the corridor and create connections to the Los Angeles River on the eastern end of the corridor.
In anticipation of the planned opening of the Regional Connector Transit Project in 2022, Metro analyzed opportunities for transit-oriented development along the alignment.
Metro has a plan to make it easier to get around. The I-405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass is especially challenging and complex, and Metro is working in coordination with Caltrans to evaluate alternatives to convert the existing high-occupancy toll (HOV) lanes to dynamically-priced, high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes, called ExpressLanes.
As a result of population growth, increases in the number of cargo containers arriving at the Ports, increasing traffic volumes and aging infrastructure, local residents, governments and community groups have been working together to find ways to make the I-710 safer and easier to drive, improve air quality and public health, and improve the freeway’s design and traffic flow.
Metro’s plan for less congestion includes improvements to SR-91 between Atlantic Avenue and Cherry Avenue.