Tag Archives: Azusa

LA County “Rediscovers Gold”

LA County celebrates the opening of six new stations as part of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension. The 11.5 mile extension is the first Measure R sales tax-funded rail line to open to the public, and was completed on time and on budget. Metro board members and elected officials from the community joined together […]

I Took a Sneak Peek Train Ride on the Gold Line Extension

Metro invited me, along with Metro Board Members and members of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, to take a sneak peak train ride on the Gold Line Foothill Extension before its March 5th opening. We took the ride on the new Kinkisharyo trains.¬† The ride was the smoothest I’ve felt on any […]

Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension to Open March 5, 2016

Metro CEO Phillip A. Washington announced on Thursday that Phase 1 of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Project will officially open to the public on Saturday, March 5, 2016.¬† This will be the first rail line funded and built with the 2008 Measure R countywide sales tax. The Gold Line Extension will extend nearly […]