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Completed Meetings during the Draft EIS/EIR

Metro has concluded the public hearings for the Draft EIS/EIR and is now accepting comments through October 18, 2010. Hearings and meetings held throughout the development of the Draft EIS/EIR include:

Five Public Hearings held September 20-29, 2010 provided an overview of the Draft EIS/EIR and took public comment.

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art - West (City of Los Angeles Wilshire/Fairfax Area)
  • Westwood United Methodist Church (City of Los Angeles Westwood Area)
  • Plummer Park Community Center – (City of West Hollywood)
  • Roxbury Park Auditorium (City of Beverly Hills)
  • Santa Monica Public Library (City of Santa Monica)
You may also view the web stream from the public hearings held on September 20 at LACMA and on September 27 in Beverly Hills.

LACMA Open House – July 14, 2010

Metro hosted a lunchtime Open House at LACMA for the business and cultural community in the Miracle Mile area adjacent to the proposed Wilshire/Fairfax station.  The Open House was held from 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM and provided area businesses and museum employees with an opportunity to learn about the subway’s progress.  Nearly 90 area stakeholders attended.

Community Update Meetings (June/July 2010)

Five Community Update Meetings held between June 14 and July 1, 2010 provided an update on the status of the DEIS/DEIR currently underway, an overview of the material presented at prior meetings, performance information on the 5 alternatives under review, and what to anticipate with the release of the Draft EIS/EIR.

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art - West (City of Los Angeles Wilshire/Fairfax Area)
  • Plummer Park – Great Hall (City of West Hollywood)
  • Westwood United Methodist Church (City of Los Angeles Westwood Area)
  • Beverly Hills Public Library (City of Beverly Hills)
  • Santa Monica Public Library (City of Santa Monica)

Beverly Hills/Century City Alignments Meeting (June 2010)

Metro recently held a special community meeting at Roxbury Park in Beverly Hills on Monday, June 7 to provide an update on the proposed alignments linking the potential Wilshire/Rodeo and Century City stations.

Westwood/Century City Alignments Meeting (May 2010)

Metro recently held a special community meeting at Westwood United Methodist Church on Tuesday, May 18 to provide an update on the proposed alignments linking the potential Century City and Westwood/UCLA stations.

Community Update Meetings (April 2010)

Five Community Update Meetings held April 12 and April 21, 2010 provided an update on the status of the DEIS/DEIR currently underway including a review of the input received in the fall at the station information meetings and preliminary ridership information on the 5 alternatives under review.

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art - West (City of Los Angeles Wilshire/Fairfax Area)
  • Plummer Park – Great Hall (City of West Hollywood)
  • Beverly Hills Public Library (City of Beverly Hills)
  • Santa Monica Public Library (City of Santa Monica)
  • Westwood Hills Christian Church (City of Los Angeles Westwood Area)

Community Meeting: Optional Crenshaw Station (March 17, 2010)

Meeting to take input on whether or not the Westside Subway Extension should include the optional station at Wilshire/Crenshaw. City of Los Angeles Planning staff participated. Meeting held at Wilshire United Methodist Church (City of Los Angeles Koreatown/Mid-Wilshire/ Wilshire Center area)

Century City Lunch Time “Open House” (February 2, 2010)

Meeting held during from 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM to allow people who work in Century City during the day to learn more about Draft EIS/EIR.

Station Information Meetings (October – November 2009)

Five Station Information Meetings held October 22 – November 5 presented tailored content for each meeting, engaging nearly 500 community members on station locations and entrances, easy connections to and from the stations, and other issues.

  • Santa Monica Public Library (City of Santa Monica)
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art - West (City of Los Angeles Wilshire/Fairfax Area)
  • Pacific Design Center (City of West Hollywood)
  • Beverly Hills City Hall – Municipal Gallery (City of Beverly Hills)
  • Veterans Administration – Wadsworth Theatre (City of Los Angeles Westwood Area)

Community Update Meetings (August 2009)

Five Community Update Meetings held August 4 - 12 presented a summary of what was heard during the April Scoping Meetings, provided an update as Metro continues to refine the alternatives, and discussed the potential construction process.

  • Wilshire United Methodist Church (City of Los Angeles Koreatown/Mid-Wilshire/ Wilshire Center area)
  • Plummer Park (City of West Hollywood)
  • Santa Monica Public Library – Multi-Purpose Room (City of Santa Monica)
  • Beverly Hills Public Library Auditorium (City of Beverly Hills)
  • Westwood Presbyterian Church (Westwood area)

Six Public Scoping Meetings were held April 13 - 23, 2009 .

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art - West (City of Los Angeles Wilshire/Fairfax Area)
  • Plummer Park (City of West Hollywood)
  • Beverly Hills Public Library Auditorium (City of Beverly Hills)
  • Westwood Presbyterian Church (City of Los Angeles Westwood Area)
  • Wilshire United Methodist Church (City of Los Angeles Koreatown/Mid-Wilshire/ Wilshire Center areas)
  • Santa Monica Public Library (City of Santa Monica)

Additional Stakeholder Meetings & Briefings

  • Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce
  • Beverly Hills City Council
  • Beverly Hills Unified School District Board of Education
  • Bruins for Traffic Relief
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Central City Association
  • Century City Chamber of Commerce
  • Century City CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) Tenants
  • Century City Property Owners
  • Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Miracle Mile Chamber of Commerce
  • South Brentwood Residents Association
  • Traffic Committee, West Los Angeles Community Police Advisory Board
  • Tract 7260 Homeowners Association
  • UCLA
  • Veterans Administration
  • Westside/Central Governance Council
  • Westside Cities Council of Governments (COG) & COG Transportation Committee

This list will be updated periodically as Metro continues to meet with the community and other stakeholder groups.

To be notified when meetings are scheduled, or to request a meeting for your group or organization, please go to our Question & Comment Form .

Please visit Reports & Info for copies of materials presented at the previous meetings, as well as other study information.

For additional information or questions, please contact the project information line at 213.922.6934.

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