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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 scheduled to begin safety testing in November 2015 and will open the line on March 5, 2016.

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

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Help me with my photo essay of the Foothill communities
Posted by Steve Hymon on February 3, 2016 2:13 pm
I’ll get to the point: I need your help. I’ve been shooting pics for a photo essay of the new Gold Line extension to Azusa that opens March 5. I’ve got plenty of train pics, ...
Preview of February Metro Service Council Meetings
Posted by Karen Swift on February 2, 2016 9:40 am
It’s a good thing February comes with an extra day this leap year, as it’s a very busy month for the Metro Service Councils. All five Councils will hold their regular meetings, as well as ...
Gold Line Foothill Extension starts pre-revenue testing today
Posted by Anna Chen on February 1, 2016 1:04 pm
There’s been plenty of test trains rolling along the Gold Line extension to Azusa in the past few months, but now it’s time for the final run-up to the opening. Pre-revenue testing on ...
Video: riders amped for Gold Line extension to Azusa
Posted by Steve Hymon on January 26, 2016 2:12 pm
The Gold Line 11.5-mile extension to Azusa opens on March 5. Above is a new video from the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, the agency that built the line. Streetsblog LA also ...
Metro responds to Azusa, APU & Rosedale
Posted by Steve Hymon on January 14, 2016 11:20 am
The Gold Line station adjacent to Azusa Pacific University, Citrus College and the Rosedale development. Citrus Avenue will run under the tracks, connecting East Promenade to Foothill Boulevard. ...
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