On Wednesday a consortium calling themselves the “Friends of Beverly Hills High School” unveiled a change.org petition asking U.S. President Donald Trump and Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao to force the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to re-route the planned Purple Line extension from under BHHS into Century City by withholding federal funds.
Last week, the City of Beverly Hills released the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that will govern the construction of Section Two of the Purple Line Extension, commonly referred to as the Wilshire/Rodeo Station, highlighting key elements in a press release.
The stark reality of challenges afoot in constructing the Purple Line subway extension came crashing down on Beverly Hills High School last week when a chunk of the concrete partition wall separating the subway staging area from classrooms fell onto the campus, according to school district officials.
With billions of dollars set to flow into its coffers over the coming decades, leaders of Metro painted a rosy and optimistic future for the agency and for transportation in Los Angeles County Wednesday at an annual State of the Agency Report event at Union Station in downtown.
Ashley M. Leger, Ph.D. is the Paleontological Field Director at Metro’s excavation sites during the building of the Purple Line Extension, and in her words, the La Cienega station is “raining fossils.”
After failing to find sympathy last August in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, on Jan. 26 attorneys for the Beverly Hills Unified School District filed a federal lawsuit against the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) challenging the legal sufficiency of the FTA’s and Metro’s latest environmental analysis related to running a subway tunnel under Beverly Hills High School.
The Beverly Hills City Council on Tuesday moved to strongly oppose a senate bill that would eliminate residential zoning around transit.
Metro Tuesday urged World Series attendees to take advantage of free express buses to beat rush-hour traffic.
Ground was officially broken Wednesday to mark the formal start of construction of Ivy Station, a $350 million development at the Culver City Metro stop.
With Santa Monica Boulevard reconstruction, nearly two-thirds complete, the City’s motorists have had a long, hot summer. Unfortunately, those traffic jams are just beginning on the southeast side of the City.