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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Beverly Hills City Council unanimously approved a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the City of Beverly Hills and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the Wilshire/Rodeo Station and activities in support of the Metro Purple Line Section 2 Extension Tuesday.
The long-touted dream of a high-speed rail line connecting San Diego and Los Angeles with the Bay Area was put on hold Tuesday, with Gov. Gavin Newsom saying that while he respects the idea, the project needs a major reevaluation.
With only a couple of items left in dispute at the start of Monday’s status conference between Beverly Hills Unified School District and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) related to the matter of running a subway tunnel under Beverly Hills High School, U.S. Federal Judge George Wu made short work of resolving the outstanding items.
On Monday, Beverly Hills Unified School District is slated to get another shot in court to stymie a planned subway tunnel under Beverly Hills High School, where it must traverse scores of abandoned oil wells and pockets of methane gas.
Beverly Hills Unified School District is getting help from a rather unlikely source–Indiana.