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Public Feedback Encouraged at City of Beverly Hills Scoping Meeting

Beverly Hills residents and other community stakeholders weighed in on the scope of the environmental review process for the proposed Westside Purple Line Wilshire/Rodeo Station North Portal during a Sept. 19 “scoping” meeting at City Hall. As part of the environmental review process, the city also invited all interested members of the public to provide written comments on issues related to potential environmental impacts before the 32-day scoping comment period ends on Oct. 7.

BHUSD Performance Audit Questions Metro Legal Spending

The Citizens Oversight Committee (COC), established to conduct oversight on Measure E Bond expenditures and to review audit reports, found that the District has been fuzzy about expenditures for their legal battles with the Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Small Earthquakes Hit Century City Near Metro Subway Station Site

A series of small earthquakes in Century City last weekend have sparked renewed concerns over Metro’s plans to tunnel its Purple Line Extension under Beverly Hills High School and through Century City.

Residents Impacted by Expedited Metro Purple Line Work

On April 2, a temporary full closure of Wilshire Boulevard between Crescent Drive and Beverly Drive took effect after the Beverly Hills City Council approved an accelerated construction timeline for the Metro Purple Line Extension Project.

Metro Update: Upcoming Lane Closures Due to Intersection Piling

Beginning Jan. 29 through April, lanes will be closed due to installation of 27 piles across Beverly Drive on the north side of Wilshire Boulevard as part of the Metro Purple Line Extension project.

Street Closures, Lane Reductions and 24-Hour Construction Ahead

The Metro Purple Line is soldiering on, to the dismay of some business owners. The most recent Construction Community meeting was held on Oct. 17 and focused on the station artwork designs and community engagement activities this year.

Public Feedback Encouraged at City of Beverly Hills Scoping Meeting

Beverly Hills residents and other community stakeholders weighed in on the scope of the environmental review process for the proposed Westside Purple Line Wilshire/Rodeo Station North Portal during a Sept. 19 “scoping” meeting at City Hall. As part of the environmental review process, the city also invited all interested members of the public to provide written comments on issues related to potential environmental impacts before the 32-day scoping comment period ends on Oct. 7.

BHUSD Performance Audit Questions Metro Legal Spending

The Citizens Oversight Committee (COC), established to conduct oversight on Measure E Bond expenditures and to review audit reports, found that the District has been fuzzy about expenditures for their legal battles with the Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Metro Receives $100 Million for Section Three Of Purple Line

The Metro Purple Line Extension has received a new $100 million allocation from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for Section Three of the Purple Line Extension project to Westwood, it was announced Tuesday.

Saban Theatre Files Lawsuit Against Metro Over Construction Damage

The Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills announced this week that it has filed a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority over structure damage in relation to Purple Line Extension subway construction.

Small Earthquakes Hit Century City Near Metro Subway Station Site

A series of small earthquakes in Century City last weekend have sparked renewed concerns over Metro’s plans to tunnel its Purple Line Extension under Beverly Hills High School and through Century City.

No Timeline, Plan For Metro Noise Issues At La Cienega

Several residents and the owner of the 10-story medical office building at 8500 Wilshire Blvd. attended the regular Metro Purple Line Extension meeting Wednesday at City Hall to register their complaints regarding noise from the project’s ventilation system, which operates 24/7 for the duration of the construction, estimated to conclude in 2022.

Artist Selected for Temporary Sound Wall on North Canon Drive

The City Council approved the selection of Japanese artist Tomokazu Matsuyama to create a mural for the temporary sound wall that will soon be in place at the intersection of North Canon Drive and Wilshire Boulevard during the construction of the Wilshire/Rodeo station for the Metro Purple Line Extension.
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