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  • Updated Environmental Planning Process

    January 2019

    XXXX 2021

    2020

    2021

    Draft EIS/EIR = Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report FTA = Federal Transit Administration LPA = Locally Preferred Alternative ROD = Record of Decision

    *Timeline subject to change

    WE ARE HERE

    Community Update Meetings – Winter 2019

    Metro Rail Tours – Spring 2019

    Next Round of Community Update Meetings – Fall 2019

    First/Last Mile Planning Process – Spring/Fall 2019

    Opportunities for Public Involvement Prior to the Release of the Draft EIS/EIR >

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  • Project Overview

    19 miles 12 new stations 5 new park & ride facilities Study area: 98 square miles Population and employment densities are five times higher than LA County

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    Little Tokyo (optional)

  • Updated Northern Alignment

    Removed from further study:

    Alternative G (Pershing Square design option)

    Washington Station

    Vernon Station

    Other refinements:

    Union Station Forecourt Station

    (shifted east, closer to Union Station)

    Little Tokyo Station (Optional)

    Aerial structure over the I-10 freeway

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    Little Tokyo (optional)

  • WSAB Corridor Updated Profile Union Station (Alternative E) to Pacific/Randolph

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    Downtown Transit Core (Alternative G) to Pacific/Randolph

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    VERNONFLORENCE-FIRESTONE

    WSAB Corridor Updated Profile Union Station (Alternative E) to Pacific/Randolph

    Station Alignment Updated Station Location Updated Alignment Profile

    PROPOSED

    Station Parking Amtrak/Metrolink Connection Metro Bus/Rail Connection Alameda Corridor (Owned by Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority)

    EXISTING

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    Note: Transition to vertical profile not to scale

    MSF

    Union Station MWD Design Option

    Little Tokyo (Optional)

    Arts District South

    Union Station Forecourt

    Slauson Pacific/Randolph

    Overcrossing at I-10 Freeway

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    VERNONFLORENCE-FIRESTONE

    WSAB Corridor Updated Profile Downtown Transit Core (Alternative G) to Pacific/Randolph

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    Station Alignment Updated Station Location Updated Alignment Profile

    PROPOSED

    Station Parking Amtrak/Metrolink Connection Metro Bus/Rail Connection Alameda Corridor (Owned by Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority)

    EXISTING

    Note: Transition to vertical profile not to scale

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    7th St

    Arts District South

    7th St/Metro Center

    South Park/ Fashion District

    Slauson Pacific/Randolph

    Overcrossing at I-10 Freeway

  • Other refinements: Firestone Station (shifted south)

    I-105/Green Line Station (shifted north)

    Paramount/Rosecrans Station (shifted closer to Paramount Bl)

    Paramount High School pedestrian bridge (reconstruct below grade)

    Pioneer Station parking site located within City of Artesia

    Removed from further study: 183rd/Gridley Station

    Optional Bloomfield extension & station

    Five aerial grade separations added: Firestone Bl (South Gate)

    Imperial Hwy/Garfield Av (South Gate)

    Downey Av (Paramount)

    Flower St/Woodruff (Bellflower) 183rd/Gridley (Cerritos)

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    Updated Southern Alignment

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    WSAB Corridor Updated Profile Florence/Salt Lake to I-105 Green Line

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    Paramount/Rosecrans to Pioneer

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    WSAB Corridor Updated Profile Paramount to Pioneer

    Station Alignment Updated Alignment Profile Updated Station Location

    Maintenance & Storage Facility (Potential MSF sites under consideration)

    Park & Ride Facility

    MSF

    PROPOSED Note: Transition to vertical profile not to scale

    Paramount/Rosecrans Bellflower Pioneer

    Overcrossing at Downey Ave

    Overcrossing at Gridley Rd/183rd St

    Overcrossing at Woodruff Ave/

    Flower St

    Metro Rail Connection

  • Light Rail System Elements

    FencingSoundwall

    Pedestrian Crossing Gate

    Overhead Catenary System Poles

    Landscape

    Aerial Structure

    Standardized Station Design (Aerial Station)

    Standardized Station Design (Underground Station Entry)

    Light Rail (Metro)

    Commuter Rail (Metrolink/Amtrak)

    Freight (UPRR/BNSF)

    Vehicle Size Comparison

    Standardized Station Design (At-grade Station)

    At-Grade

    Aerial

    Underground Typical underground light rail transit operates below street level

    Typical at-grade light rail transit operates at street level

    Typical aerial light rail transit operates above street level

  • Examples of Existing Metro Light Rail Transit Lines Expo Line Gold Line

  • Updated Scoping

    Meetings --

    (Bellflower, Cudahy, Cerritos*

    DTLA)

    First round of

    Community Update

    Meetings --

    (Artesia, Bell,

    Downey, DTLA)

    Second Round of

    Community Update

    Meetings (DTLA, Downey

    Paramount)

    Second Round of

    Community Update

    Meetings (DTLA, Downey

    Paramount)

    1/2-Mile Walk Access Zone & 3-Mile Bike Access Zone

    What is First/Last Mile?

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    Site Area (3-mile)

    2

    Evaluate Existing

    Conditions

    3

    Identify Key Pathways

    & Project Ideas

    First/Last Mile Process

    Why First/Last Mile? • Create safe, accessible, and pleasant trips to/from transit

    • Enhance key pathways that lead to stations

    • Facilitate efficient transfers

    A process for improving customers’ experience getting to/from Metro stations by walking, biking or other means (ex: wheelchair, skateboard, scooter)

    Updated Scoping

    Meetings --

    (Bellflower, Cudahy, Cerritos*

    DTLA)

    Second Round of

    Community Update

    Meetings (DTLA, Downey

    Paramount)

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    Meghna Khanna Project Manager Metro One Gateway Plaza, M/S 99-22-7 Los Angeles, CA 90012

    213.922.6262

    wsab@metro.net

    metro.net/wsab

    /metrowsab

    @metrowsab

    Please visit the project website and use the comment form to provide your input.