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Beverly Hills News – City of Beverly Hills Disputes School District Statement

In a press release Wednesday evening, the City of Beverly Hills responded to a letter from Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) Superintendent Dr. Michael Bregy, in which he outlined their ongoing concerns over the planned Metro Purple Line Extension beneath the bungalows at Beverly Hills High School.

Beverly Hills News – Community Participates in Complete Streets Workshop

A Complete Streets workshop featured about two hours of discussion on the community's expectations for the future of streets in Beverly Hills. 

Beverly Hills News – Purple Line Receives Full Federal Funding of $1.187 Billion to Complete Project

Nearly $1.5 billion in federal grants and loans will help extend the Metro Purple line subway through Beverly Hills and Century City, officials announced Wednesday.

Heavy Security Directed at Metro Rail After Possible Warning of Bomb Attack on Red Line

Commuters who rely on Metro rail lines were met with heavy security Tuesday as local and federal authorities responded to a tip warning of a possible bomb attack directed at the Red Line subway station in Universal City.

Beverly Hills News – City Council to Consider Demolition Permit for Construction of Purple Line

Metro's La Cienega Station takes another leap toward becoming a reality Tuesday with the consideration of a permit to demolish the buildings at 8471-8485 Wilshire Blvd., 14 N. La Cienega Blvd., 111 Gale Dr., 8401 Wilshire Blvd. and 8421 Wilshire Blvd. for the future construction and laydown locations for Section 1 of the Westside Subway Extension Project.

Beverly Hills News – City Seeks Volunteers To Test Bike Share Pilot Program

The City of Beverly Hills will begin testing a pilot bike-sharing program next week and is seeking volunteers to ride the bikes and provide feedback on their experience. 

Seven L.A. Cities Move To Accelerate Lawsuit Against Metro’s Measure M Sales Tax Increase

Attorneys for a coalition of seven Los Angeles County cities will try again Tuesday to file a request for an accelerated hearing on a lawsuit filed last week on behalf of taxpayers concerning the ballot language for Measure M, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's proposed half-cent county sales tax ballot action.  

Ruling Expected This Week On Metro Tunneling Under Beverly Hills High School

A ruling is expected this week on whether the Metropolitan Transportation Authority must vacate plans to tunnel under Beverly Hills High School as part of the Westside Subway Extension.

 

Metro Seeks Half-Cent Sales Tax Hike

The Metro board of directors voted 11-2 today to move forward with a November ballot measure calling for a half-cent sales-tax hike to raise money for public transit projects and maintenance in Los Angeles County.

Beverly Hills News – City Council to Consider Demolition Permit for Construction of Purple Line

Metro's La Cienega Station takes another leap toward becoming a reality Tuesday with the consideration of a permit to demolish the buildings at 8471-8485 Wilshire Blvd., 14 N. La Cienega Blvd., 111 Gale Dr., 8401 Wilshire Blvd. and 8421 Wilshire Blvd. for the future construction and laydown locations for Section 1 of the Westside Subway Extension Project.

Beverly Hills News – City Seeks Volunteers To Test Bike Share Pilot Program

The City of Beverly Hills will begin testing a pilot bike-sharing program next week and is seeking volunteers to ride the bikes and provide feedback on their experience. 

Beverly Hills News – City to Consider Funding a Second Station at Wilshire-Rodeo Metro Link

The City of Beverly Hills working group to evaluate a proposal to create a second portal on the other side of the street for the Wilshire/Rodeo Metro station will present their preliminary report on the project Tuesday.

Beverly Hills News – Mayor Gold to Present the State of the City Wednesday at Greystone Mansion

Beverly Hills Mayor Julian Gold will present the State of the City Wednesday evening at Greystone Mansion.

Beverly Hills News – Metro to Begin Preliminary Work for Utility Relocation

Metro is currently performing utility relocation work for the subway station at La Cienega and Wilshire Boulevards. This work is being conducted under a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the City and Metro that sets certain conditions for how and when the work can proceed.

L.A. Mayor Garcetti Toasts to Westfield Century City Mall Redesign

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Westfield CEO Peter Lowry yesterday for a preview of the $800 million modernization of Westfield Century City. 

Beverly Hills News – City Council to Explore a Second Portal at Wilshire/Rodeo Metro Station

With work underway at the La Cienega station to relocate utilities, the Beverly Hills City Council began discussions on the second Beverly Hills "Wilshire/Rodeo" portal for the Metro Purple Line Extension, to be located on Wilshire Boulevard between the alley on N. Canon Drive and Reeves Drive.
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