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Regional Connector

Regional Connector - Bunker Hill Station Plan

By Eric Richardson — September 17, 2011 — 10 Comments

The $1.4-billion Regional Connector hasn't kept a high-profile lately, but behind the scenes are proposed changes to the route and station designs that have Downtown stakeholders worried.


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — June 29, 2011

Public meetings continue Wednesday and Thursday for the Regional Connector as the project nears the completion of its environmental studies.


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — June 20, 2011 — 12 Comments

A new round of public meetings kicks off on Tuesday for the Regional Connector, offering updates on plans for Flower Street, Bunker Hill and Little Tokyo.


Regional Connector - Little Tokyo Refined

By Eric Richardson — January 12, 2011 — 23 Comments

A new design for Little Tokyo's Regional Connector station should smooth the construction process for a neighborhood that has been very vocal with its concerns.


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — January 05, 2011 — 2 Comments

They aren't yet commited to funding, but the FTA this week notified Metro that it can proceed with preliminary engineering on the Regional Connector.


Regional Connector Update

By Eric Richardson — December 08, 2010 — 10 Comments

While a station at 5th and Flower was officially removed from the Regional Connector in October, stakeholders are continuing to petition for its return.


Regional Connector Update

By Eric Richardson — October 28, 2010 — 8 Comments

Metro's Board of Directors this afternoon voted to approve a fully-underground Regional Connector without a station at 5th and Flower.


Regional Connector Update

By Eric Richardson — October 26, 2010 — 11 Comments

After two and a half years of public input, Metro's board will get the final say Thursday on how planning should proceed for the Regional Connector.


Regional Connector Map

By Eric Richardson — September 24, 2010 — 21 Comments

The first of two public hearings for recently-released Regional Connector environmental documents will take place next Tuesday in Little Tokyo.


Regional Connector Map

By Eric Richardson — September 03, 2010 — 50 Comments

The Regional Connector should be build underground, Metro staff say, but there's a $173 million gap between the funds currently identified and the cost of the line.


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — August 30, 2010 — 25 Comments

On Friday, Metro will release environmental documents for the Regional Connector, kicking off another round of discussion on the nearly $1-billion light rail project.


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — April 09, 2010 — 1 Comment

If you aren't up to speed on Metro's Regional Connector project, it's your own fault. Still, the next week brings more meetings on the rail link.