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Overview


1st St/Central Av Station
2nd St/Broadway Station
2nd St/Broadway Station
2nd Pl/Hope St Station
2nd Pl/Hope St Station
Flower St/Financial District Station
Flower St/Financial District

Metro Responds to Regional Connector Legal Challenges

The Metro Regional Connector Project extends from the Metro Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station to the 7th Street/Metro Center Station in downtown Los Angeles, allowing passengers to transfer to Blue, Expo, Red and Purple Lines, bypassing Union Station.  The 1.9-mile alignment will serve Little Tokyo, the Arts District, Civic Center, The Historic Core, Broadway, Grand Av, Bunker Hill, Flower St and the Financial District. 

This new Metro Rail extension will also provide a one-seat ride for travel across Los Angeles County.  From the Metro Gold Line, passengers will be able to travel from Azusa to Long Beach and from East Los Angeles to Santa Monica without transferring lines.

The Regional Connector will improve access to both local and regional destinations by providing continuous thru service between these lines and providing connectors to other rail lines via the 7th St/Metro Center Station.

The new Metro Rail extension will offer an alternative transportation option to congested roadways and provide significant environmental benefits, economic development, and employment opportunities throughout Los Angeles County.

Project at a Glance

  • A 1.9-mile underground light-rail system connecting the Metro Gold Line to the 7th Street/Metro Center Station
  • Direct connection between Azusa and Long Beach and between East Los Angeles and Santa Monica
  • Three new stations:
    • 1st Street/Central Av
    • 2nd Street/Broadway
    • 2nd Place/Hope St
  • All stations include public art components and provide convenient and safe access
  • Life-of-Project Budget: $1.427 billion
  • Forecasted opening: 2020

The Regional Connector Project receives partial funding from Measure R, which is a half-cent sales tax increase approved by voters in 2008.

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Contact:
Miriam Scott Long, Regional Manager
Diversity and Economic Opportunity Department
213.922.7249
LongM@metro.net

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    Diversity and Economic Opportunity Department
    213.922.2406
    comptonk@metro.net

    Project Labor Agreement & Construction Careers Policy

    Please call the Project Labor Agreement Hotline at 213- 922-7279 for additional information.

    Miriam Long, Manager
    Regional Communications
    Project Labor Agreement
    Tel: 213.922.7279
    longm@metro.net


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    Design/Build Contract
    Ivan Page
    Director, Contract Administrator
    Contract Administration Dept.
    Tel: 213.922.6383
    pagei@metro.net

    or

    Keith Compton
    Manager
    Diversity and Economic Opportunity Dept.
    Tel: 213.922.2406
    comptonk@metro.net

    Project Labor Agreement and Construction Careers Policy
    Miriam Long
    Manager
    Regional Communications
    Project Labor Agreement
    Tel: 213.922.7279
    longm@metro.net

    or

    Keith Compton
    Manager
    Diversity and Economic Opportunity Dept.
    Tel: 213.922.2406
    comptonk@metro.net

    Metro Construction Relations
    360 E. 1st Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90012
    Hotline: 213.922.7277
    regionalconnector@metro.net
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    Construction Relations Team
    Olga N. Arroyo
    Construction Relations Manager
    Tel: 213.893.7115
    arroyoo@metro.net

    Yonah Hong
    Construction Relations Officer
    Tel: 213.893.7137
    hongy@metro.net

    Matthew Marquez
    Construction Relations Trainee
    213.893.7157
    MarquezMat@metro.net

    Community Relations Team/RCCLC
    Jeanmarie Hance
    Community Relations Manager
    213.613.1432
    HanceJ@metro.net

    Lily Liang
    Community Relations Trainee
    213.613.1438
    LiangL@metro.net

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    Online:
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    Tel:
    213.922.7277
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    Email:
    regionalconnector@metro.net




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