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Regional Connector

Regional Connector Update

By Eric Richardson — December 26, 2008 — 29 Comments

As we go through the last few days of 2008, we thought it useful to take a look at some of the important Downtown projects working their way through the system....


Regional Connector Update

By Eric Richardson — October 16, 2008 — 12 Comments

Public speakers showed strong support for an underground Regional Connector today after hearing Metro staff present options for the project. Several raised the specter...


2nd Street with Regional Connector

By Eric Richardson — October 14, 2008 — 17 Comments

On Thursday Metro will hold the first of two meetings to update the public on the status of the Regional Connector, a project that would tie together the region...


1st & Alameda Render

By Eric Richardson — May 19, 2008 — 20 Comments

Renderings presented by Metro at recent meetings show potentially huge changes for the corner of 1st & Alameda. Three layers of action could see north-south...


2nd Street with Regional Connector

By Eric Richardson — May 07, 2008 — 57 Comments

Planning for the Regional Connector is down to two preferred alternatives, one above ground and one below. Costs for the two differ by only $150 million.

At a...


Regional Connection 2

By Eric Richardson — March 24, 2008 — 2 Comments

As I mentioned on Friday, Metro will be coming to a meeting of DLANC's Transportation committee this evening to discuss the Regional Connector. This is an important...


2nd Street with Regional Connector

By Eric Richardson — February 27, 2008 — 29 Comments

This image from Metro's Tuesday night presentation shows the transit agency's rendering of what 2nd street would look like with at-grade rail operation. Pictured...


Regional Connection 2

By Eric Richardson — February 26, 2008 — 32 Comments

Of the eight "Build Alternatives" presented at tonight's public meeting on the proposed Regional Connector, five would run trains through Downtown on surface streets...


By Eric Richardson — February 21, 2008 — 43 Comments

Connector routing as art: a sketch by former LADOT Assistant GM James Okazaki.

Next week Metro is holding a pair of meetings on the Regional Connector, a project...


By Eric Richardson — November 13, 2007 — 66 Comments

Tonight Downtowners get another chance to talk about Metro's proposed Regional Connector. Metro will be attending tonight's DLANC Board meeting to give a special...


By Eric Richardson — November 05, 2007 — 18 Comments

This week Metro is hosting two community meetings to gauge interest and opinion in the light rail Downtown / Regional Connector, a project intended to bridge the...