Los Angeles Metro Approves Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Route

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board has approved the Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project, which will extend the Metro L light rail line from East Los Angeles to Whittier.

The chosen route will extend the Metro L Line further east from its current terminus at Pomona/Atlantic in East Los Angeles to Greenwood Station in Montebello.

The Board has also approved the construction of Lambert Station in Whittier as the terminus for the nine-mile project.

Metro can now complete the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) so that the project is ready for construction by 2029.

Once constructed, the new line will serve the cities of Commerce, Montebello, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs and Whittier to offer improved transportation to commuters in this high-demand corridor.

In addition, the route will provide a connection to the regional transit network via the Regional Connector, a new Metro rail extension that is due to open in downtown Los Angeles in spring 2023.

Get your news featured on Railway-News

Please fill in the contact form opposite. A member of the team will be in touch shortly.






    We'd love to send you the latest news and information from the world of Railway-News. Please tick the box if you agree to receive them.

    For your peace of mind here is a link to our Privacy Policy.

    By submitting this form, you consent to allow Railway-News to store and process this information.

    Subscribe
    Follow Railway-News on LinkedIn
    Follow Railway-News on Twitter