Section 1 of the Purple Line Extension Transit Project will add three new stations and 3.92 miles of new subway to Metro’s Rail system. The three new stations will be located at Wilshire/La Brea, Wilshire/Fairfax and Wilshire/La Cienega. The project will extend the current Purple Line from Koreatown through Miracle Mile and is expected to begin operations in 2023.
Metro staff originally developed a set of geographically-based names for these stations and are now seeking input on those names. For more information about the station naming process, take a look at the Station Naming web page .
Outreach took place from June through September 2019 to solicit input on station names for the Purple Line Extension Section 1 subway stations. We received 475 responses. Below are the Top 5 responses from stakeholders for each station area.
- La Brea (27 counts)
- Miracle Mile (69 counts)
- Miracle Mile East (12 counts)
- Tar Pits (12 counts)
- Wilshire/La Brea (47 counts)
- Fairfax (20 counts)
- LACMA (13 counts)
- Miracle Mile (23 counts)
- Museum Row (60 counts)
- Wilshire/Fairfax (59 counts)
- Beverly Hills (12 counts)
- La Cienega (34 counts)
- Restaurant Row (27 counts)
- Sister Unity (13 counts)
- Wilshire/La Cienega (90 counts)
If you have any additional input on the Top 5 responses please submit your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 25, 2019.
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