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Regional Connector

Red Streetcar

By Eric Richardson — March 11, 2010 — 6 Comments

High Speed Rail, the Regional Connector and the L.A. Streetcar will be among the topics of conversation at "Transportation 2020," a town hall event being held on...


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — February 18, 2010 — 16 Comments

An underground option for the proposed Regional Connector light rail link was approved for further study by Metro's Planning and Programming committee today, but...


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — February 02, 2010 — 14 Comments

A popular plan to take Metro's proposed Regional Connector light rail link under the intersection of 1st and Alameda will be officially considered by the agency...


Regional Connector - Underground Map

By Eric Richardson — November 19, 2009 — 47 Comments

Little Tokyo's call for a fully grade-separated Regional Connector has been answered. Metro today used its blog to unveil early engineering study results, which...


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — November 06, 2009 — 4 Comments

Another round of outreach meetings kicks off tomorrow for Metro's Regional Connector, a project proposed to link the Blue Line and Expo Line to the Gold Line and...


Conceptual Design for 1st & Alameda

By Eric Richardson — October 28, 2009 — 29 Comments

The Little Tokyo Community Council on Tuesday asked Metro to go back to the drawing board on the Regional Connector, the light rail link intended to connect the...


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — October 21, 2009 — 2 Comments

Metro's board meetings are often political affairs, but seldom to the battle lines get drawn up quite as strongly as they have been for Thursday's session.

The...


Conceptual Design for 1st & Alameda

By Eric Richardson — August 14, 2009 — 21 Comments

Metro's Regional Connector project has gained significant traction since scoping meetings kicked off in late 2007, but the planning process seems to have run into...


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — June 05, 2009 — 6 Comments

Boring for Metro's Regional Connector light rail link begins Monday, years before the project is scheduled to break ground.

A crew from Mactec Engineering will...


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — March 27, 2009 — 4 Comments

A new round of Regional Connector input meetings will kick off Monday, soliciting input on what should be considered in the project's environmental documents. The...


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — January 21, 2009 — 1 Comment

The Regional Connector is set to take a major step forward tomorrow, when the project's Alternatives Analysis is presented to the Metro Board of Directors for approval...


Regional Connector Render: 2nd Street Looking West

By Eric Richardson — January 09, 2009

Two build options for the Regional Connector are headed to Metro's Planning and Programming committee, a step necessary to approve engineering funds allowing the...