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Gold Line Foothill Extension

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 has completed construction between Pasadena and Azusa in September 2015. Metro is began safety testing in November 2015.

The Metro Gold Line Extension to Azusa opened March 5th, 2016. Please see the Gold Line operational information.

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


Date Article
August 22, 2014 Gold Line Eastside Project Environmental Document Released
July 24, 2014 Gold Line on Schedule, On Budget for Azusa Extension
July 17, 2014 L.A. Mayor Supports Gold Line Extension Plant
July 9, 2014 The Valley Could Get its Own Metro Light-Rail Train
July 7, 2014 Gold Line Foothill Extension Photo Tour: Transit Oriented Development (TOD)
June 18, 2014 San Gabriel Valley Business Leaders Support Gold Line Extension to Claremont
March 13, 2014 Come Tour the Half-Finished Gold Line Foothill Extension
March 5, 2014 Foothill Boulevard in Azusa to Close for Gold Line Work
February 22, 2014 Metro's Gold Line Foothill Extension Passes 50 Percent Completion Mark
February 1, 2014 Function Meets Art on California's Gold Line Light-Rail Bridge
January 27, 2014 Gold Line Authority Studying Extension To Ontario Airport
January 23, 2014 Gold Line Authority Approves Study on Extension to Ontario
January 22, 2014 Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Highlights
January 10, 2014 Request For Proposals Issued for Azusa to Montclair Section of Gold Line

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