March 19, 2014
Items that may be 2 million years old are found in an exploratory shaft that was dug by L.A. Metro to assess soil conditions for future tunnels and stations. A paleontologist said that the area holds “the best record of life from the last great ice age in the world.”
January 6, 2011
Granted permission to L.A. Metro to proceed to the preliminary engineering phase. Board Chairman Don Knabe said in a statement that the underground light rail line will connect the Metro Gold, Blue and future Expo lines making it easier for passengers to reach their destinations without having to transfer to a bus or another train.
October 29, 2010
The $4.2B Westside Subway Extension would extend the system to Beverly Hills, Century City and Westwood, a congested and jobs-rich region of Los Angeles. The $1.32B Regional Connector would tie together all light rail lines in downtown L.A., providing major regional north/south and east/west rail line linkages.
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