The following is a selection of news and editorial pieces that chronicle both project milestones and regional developments that impact our progress.

2014

Letter to Our Neighbors Re: Switch to Phase 2 of Mountain Ave/Duarte Rd Closure, Ahead of Schedule

Notice: Directional Nighttime Closures of Huntington Dr at 2nd Ave for Six Weeks

VIDEO: Designing Safe Crossings Along the Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa

Notice: Full Closure of Mountain Ave at Duarte Rd

Jan 08, 2014 - Click here to view RFP C1160 Azusa to Montclair Engineering and NEPA Support Services

Starting Jan. 20, Myrtle Ave at Railroad Crossing in Monrovia will be Fully Closed for Four Months



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2013

August

June

May

May 28, 2013 - Monrovia Gold Line station artwork to honor town’s architectural history with Craftsman tiles - PSN

http://bit.ly/16KMRAa" title="Construction of the Colorado Blvd reopened to traffic on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Click for details" target="_blank">May 20, 2013 - Construction of the Colorado Blvd reopened to traffic on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Click for details

May 20, 2013 - New UCLA study finds Gold Line and Orange Line produce less smog and fewer greenhouse gases in both - near- and far-term - The Source

http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_23286673/sanbag-reaffirms-support-extending-gold-line-montclair" title="SanBag reaffirms support for extending Gold Line to Montclair – IE Daily Bulletin" target="_blank">May 20, 2013 - SanBag reaffirms support for extending Gold Line to Montclair – IE Daily Bulletin

May 10, 2013 - Metro must keep faith on the Gold Line: Opinion - SGV Tribune

April

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February

January

2012

December

Dec 26, 2012 - When freeways meet fine art - KCRW’s Which Way, LA?

http://www.foothillextension.org/news/videos/" title="Click here to view the latest videos on the Gold Line Foothill Extension Project" target="_blank"> Click here to view the latest videos on the Gold Line Foothill Extension Project

Dec 18, 2012 - Gold Line Bridge Captures Local Heritage, History - Pasadena Star-News

Click here to see an illustrated project brochure of the Gold Line Bridge

http://www.scpr.org/news/2012/12/12/35226/gold-line-bridge-arcadia-massive-piece-art/" title="Gold Line Bridge in Arcadia is a massive piece of art" target="_blank">Dec 12, 2012 - Gold Line Bridge in Arcadia is a massive piece of art

September

August

Aug 27, 2012 - Construction Advisory: Full closures of the EB and WB lanes of the I-210 Freeway - Aug. 28-30, 2012 - , and related closures of the eastbound and westbound on-ramps. From Tuesday, August 28th-Thursday August 30th, 2012.

June

May

April

Apr 28, 2012 - State senators, Gold Line officials lobby for funds to fill foothill extension funding gap-Star-News

http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_20437229/local-leaders-warm-villaraigosas-transit-tax-extension-idea" title="Local leaders warm to Villaraigosa’s transit tax extension idea - if area projects benefit - SGVTrib" target="_blank">Apr 20, 2012 - Local leaders warm to Villaraigosa’s transit tax extension idea - if area projects benefit - SGVTrib - "Keith Hanks, a member of the Gold Line Construction Authority and an Azusa City Council member, said in order for voters in the San Gabriel Valley to approve the extension, Villaraigosa, as chairman of the Metro board, would have to include San Gabriel Valley projects."

Apr 16, 2012 - SPECIAL REPORT- REAL ESTATE QUARTERLY: Gold Line Mine? - Los Angeles Business Journal - Cities and developers are pulling out all stops to locate projects near stations along Metro’s Gold Line extension.

March

Mar 28, 2012 - Construction Authority Releases “Small Business Opportunities” Video - Video provides small businesses with detailed information on the steps to take to become a subcontractor to FTC on the Foothill Extension from Pasadena to Azusa Project

http://www.foothillextension.org/contact_us/contracting-opportunities/" title="Click here for the presentation and attendee sign-in sheets from the pre-submittal conf. on 3/22/12" target="_blank"> Click here for the presentation and attendee sign-in sheets from the pre-submittal conf. on 3/22/12

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/03/transit-ridership-up.html" title="Transit ridership up sharply as gas prices climb" target="_blank">Mar 16, 2012 - Transit ridership up sharply as gas prices climb - The Metro Gold Line from downtown to Pasadena saw the biggest spike: up nearly 22% over boardings from a year earlier.

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-transportation-bill-20120315,0,3064171.story" title="Senate OKs transportation bill with help for L.A. area - Los Angeles Times" target="_blank">Mar 15, 2012 - Senate OKs transportation bill with help for L.A. area - Los Angeles Times - The $109 billion would expand a federal loan program crucial to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s efforts to speed expansion of Los Angeles’ bus and rail system.

http://www.foothillextension.org/construction_phases/construction-updates/" title="Pasadena to Azusa Alignment Project: Monrovia Construction Notice for March 22-April 5, 2012" target="_blank"> Pasadena to Azusa Alignment Project: Monrovia Construction Notice for March 22-April 5, 2012

February

http://www.foothillextension.org/images/uploads/files/Flyer_1_Draft_RG4.pdf" title="Construction Authority and FTC to Hold “Meet the Primes” Event on March, 9. Click here for details." target="_blank"> Construction Authority and FTC to Hold “Meet the Primes” Event on March, 9. Click here for details.

Feb 23, 2012 - Gold Line and Monrovia Reach Landmark $40.6 Million Deal - Monrovia Patch - The city and Gold Line Construction Authority signed an agreement that will expedite the Gold Line Foothill Extension.

Feb 07, 2012 - California lawmakers to consider Gold Line extension - LA Times

January

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_19856678?source=rss_viewed" title="Duarte to get grant to plan ‘transit village’ near future Gold Line station —-  Pasadena Star News" target="_blank">Jan 31, 2012 - Duarte to get grant to plan ‘transit village’ near future Gold Line station —-  Pasadena Star News

http://www.foothillextension.org/construction_phases/pasadena_to_azusa/supplemental-environmental-impact-report/" title="The Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report No. 2 published. Click here for details." target="_blank">Jan 20, 2012 - The Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report No. 2 published. Click here for details.

http://www.foothillextension.org/news/videos/" title="NEW VIDEO: Construction Update: January - March 2012" target="_blank"> NEW VIDEO: Construction Update: January - March 2012

2011

December

November

http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_19393283" title="Planning for future Gold Line station, La Verne limits new developments in area - SGV Tribune" target="_blank">Nov 23, 2011 - Planning for future Gold Line station, La Verne limits new developments in area - SGV Tribune

http://www.foothillextension.org/cities-stations/arcadia/#map" title="Click here to view the new Interactive Maps" target="_blank"> Click here to view the new Interactive Maps

Nov 18, 2011 - Memo: 20-Month Review of Staff-Incurred Expenses

October

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_19210223" title="Funding shift keeps Gold Line extension project on track - Pasadena Star-News" target="_blank">Oct 28, 2011 - Funding shift keeps Gold Line extension project on track - Pasadena Star-News

Oct 27, 2011 - UPDATE: Metro Amendment Allows Gold Line to Progress - Sierra Madre Patch

http://www.foothillextension.org/news/videos/" title="Click here to check out our Video Page and View our latest video: Designing Safe Crossings." target="_blank"> Click here to check out our Video Page and View our latest video: Designing Safe Crossings.

September

Sep 23, 2011 - Gold Line Among Safest Light Rail Lines in County

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_18896963" title="Foundation work begins on I-210 Gold Line Bridge - Pasadena Star News / SGV Tribune" target="_blank">Sep 15, 2011 - Foundation work begins on I-210 Gold Line Bridge - Pasadena Star News / SGV Tribune

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/letters/ci_18855546" title="Letters to the editor: The Gold Line —-  SGV Tribune / Pasadena Star News" target="_blank">Sep 09, 2011 - Letters to the editor: The Gold Line —-  SGV Tribune / Pasadena Star News

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/editorial/ci_18853461" title="Our View: Gold Line moving against legal dodges —-  Pasadena Star News / SGV Tribune" target="_blank">Sep 09, 2011 - Our View: Gold Line moving against legal dodges —-  Pasadena Star News / SGV Tribune

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_18858076" title="Monrovia mayor resigns as alternate from Gold Line board —-  Pasadena Star News" target="_blank">Sep 09, 2011 - Monrovia mayor resigns as alternate from Gold Line board —-  Pasadena Star News

August

http://www.iwillride.org/?p=1291" title="Gold Line Ridership Hits Record High" target="_blank">Aug 16, 2011 - Gold Line Ridership Hits Record High - The Metro Gold Line has once again posted record ridership figures. In July 2011, average weekday ridership surpassed 40,000 boardings for the first time since the line began operating in 2003.

July

http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-air-pollution-metro-freeway-20110729,0,740462.story" title="Study ranks Gold Line cleanest among Metro Lines in LA commuter air quality" target="_blank">Jul 29, 2011 - Study ranks Gold Line cleanest among Metro Lines in LA commuter air quality

http://www.foothillextension.org/contact_us/contracting-opportunities/" title="For information regarding contracting and subcontracting opportunities please click here" target="_blank"> For information regarding contracting and subcontracting opportunities please click here

Jul 26, 2011 - Our View: Some welcome Gold Line news for the Valley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGdCOqWPtKI&feature=youtu.be" title="Click here to view a short video that overviews planned construction activities during Summer 2011." target="_blank">Jul 06, 2011 - Click here to view a short video that overviews planned construction activities during Summer 2011.

June

http://www.foothillextension.org/construction_phases/pasadena_to_azusa/station-bus-interface-study/" title="Draft Findings Released Today on Bus Interface Study" target="_blank">Jun 30, 2011 - Draft Findings Released Today on Bus Interface Study

Jun 21, 2011 - Metro adding new trains to Gold Line to speed up service during peak commuting hours - Pas Star-News

Jun 19, 2011 - Our view: Monrovia must cut deal for the Gold Line yard - SGV Tribune

http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_18306129?IADID=Search-www.sgvtribune.com-www.sgvtribune.com" title="Without a settlement, Gold Line says Monrovia property is eminent domain or bust - SGV Tribune" target="_blank">Jun 18, 2011 - Without a settlement, Gold Line says Monrovia property is eminent domain or bust - SGV Tribune

Jun 10, 2011 - Op-Ed: Chairman Tessitor Letter to Star-News Article: Monrovia in face-off with Gold Line Constr…

May

May 16, 2011 - Our View: Taking the temperature of the turnstiles - San Gabriel Valley Tribune

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-metro-budget-20110515,0,5813284,full.story" title="Los Angeles County is poised to accelerate its rail projects - Los Angeles Times" target="_blank">May 15, 2011 - Los Angeles County is poised to accelerate its rail projects - Los Angeles Times

http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_17970849" title="SPECIAL REPORT: Higher gas prices create boon for Gold Line ridership - Whittier Daily News" target="_blank">May 02, 2011 - SPECIAL REPORT: Higher gas prices create boon for Gold Line ridership - Whittier Daily News

April

http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_17861065" title="Claremont Gold Line proposed changes include moving Metrolink station one block east-Daily Bulletin" target="_blank">Apr 15, 2011 - Claremont Gold Line proposed changes include moving Metrolink station one block east-Daily Bulletin

Apr 11, 2011 - Our View: Last deals critical for Gold Line - Pasadena Star-News

March

http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_17700681" title="Azusa Developments Ramp up in Preparation for Coming of Gold Line" target="_blank">Mar 28, 2011 - Azusa Developments Ramp up in Preparation for Coming of Gold Line

Mar 24, 2011 - Azusa to Montclair Station Planning Workshops in April and May Announced. Click for details.

Mar 09, 2011 - Construction Authority Board Chair Doug Tessitor Re-Elected to Glendora City Council

January

http://www.iwillride.org/?p=783" title="Construction Authority receives proposals for Pasadena to Azusa Alignment Contract" target="_blank">Jan 27, 2011 - Construction Authority receives proposals for Pasadena to Azusa Alignment Contract

http://www.sbsun.com/ci_17109691" title="SB Sun - Transit Village on Move: Montclair starting project ahead of the Gold Line" target="_blank">Jan 15, 2011 - SB Sun - Transit Village on Move: Montclair starting project ahead of the Gold Line

2010

December

September

http://www.foothillextension.org/construction_phases/phase_2a_pasadena_to_azusa/supplemental-environmental-impact-report/" title="Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report Released" target="_blank"> Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report Released

November

Monrovia Patch - Residents Opposed to Gold Line Maintenance Yard Now Keeping an Open Mind - The city believes it has allayed the concerns of many residents who signed a letter opposing the construction of the maintenance facility in Monrovia.

Monrovia Patch - Have You Tried the Gold Line Yet? - Yes, Monrovians still have to drive to Pasadena to catch the train to LA, but now's a great time to practice your strap-hanging skills.

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-11-03/l-a-county-transit-leads-week-in-740-million-sale-muni-credit.html" title="Bloomberg l Businessweek - L.A. County Transit Leads Week in $740 Million Sale: Muni Credit" target="_blank"> Bloomberg l Businessweek - L.A. County Transit Leads Week in $740 Million Sale: Muni Credit

Pasadena Star-News - Metro to sell bonds, front funds for Foothill Extension Phase 2A

October

Monrovia Patch - Light at the End of the Tunnel for Station Square Transit Village? - Construction on Monrovia's Massive Station Square Transit Village looks poised to begin next year, though property owners in its path are reluctant to leave.

Monrovia Patch - Key Component of Gold Line Extension Poised to Be Erected in Monrovia - A maintenance yard needed for the Gold Line could create 200-300 new jobs in Monrovia.

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August

June