Topic : Purple Line Extension

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L.A. Metro begins tunneling on first section of Purple Line extension

Rail| October 17, 2018

Twin tunnel boring machines will begin by tunneling parallel underground sections between the future Wilshire/La Brea Station and the current Wilshire/Western Purple Line terminus.

FTA to reimburse L.A. Metro for early work on Purple Line extension

Rail| September 24, 2018

The approval also clears the way for Metro to take advantage of highly competitive tunnel contract bids, which have come in lower than expected.

Rail| January 18, 2017

L.A. Metro recommends Tutor Perini/O&G for Purple Line project

The company has delivered subway tunnel projects for the Central Subway project in San Francisco, the University Link in Seattle and the East Side Access project in New York. 

Management & Operations| December 5, 2016

[Photos] Elephant's ancestor bones unearthed during L.A. rail dig

A three-foot section of tusk and mastodon tooth fragments from an adult and a partial skull with tusks of a possibly much younger mammoth or mastodon were discovered in late November during excavation work on Los Angeles Metro's future Wilshire/La Brea Station for the Purple Line Extension subway.

Mobility| April 11, 2016

Calif. autonomous vehicle program to solve first, last mile issues

The city envisions the autonomous vehicle shuttles to provide on-demand, point-to-point transportation within the city, with users requesting a ride using their smart phones, according to a city release.

Government Issues| November 7, 2014

L.A. Metro breaks ground on Purple Line extension

The first subway segment will extend the Purple Line 3.9 miles from the existing Wilshire/Western Purple Line terminus near Koreatown into Beverly Hills. T

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