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Press Releases

Sep 22, 2017 - Construction Authority Media Statement on Proposed Study of Claremont Metrolink Station
Statement by Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority Board Chairman, Doug Tessitor:   The recent motion by Metro Directors Solis, Barger, Najarian and Fasana to study the possible benefits and impacts associated with eliminating the Claremont Metrolink station and system is well-timed and important.

Jul 20, 2017 - New Video Uses Animation to Detail Construction Process for Glendora to Montclair Project
Watch to learn how the light rail system will be built within a shared corridor currently occupied by freight and Metrolink

Jun 22, 2017 - Metro Board Approves Budget, Project Agreements to Build Foothill Gold Line
The extension will be the first rail line to begin construction from a multitude of new transit projects funded by Metro’s Measure M half-cent transportation sales tax approved by L.A. County voters in November 2016.

May 31, 2017 - Foothill Gold Line Industry Workshop a Success
The event drew more than 200 small business representatives and prime contractors interested in upcoming business opportunities with the Construction Authority as the agency begins procurement for the nearly $1.4 billion, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Glendora to Montclair.

Jan 26, 2017 - Foothill Gold Line Board Approves New Project Schedule for Glendora to Montclair Extension
At their January meeting last night, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) Board of Directors approved an updated workplan and schedule for the 12.3-mile, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair. The updated schedule, which assumes ground breaking in October 2017 and substantial completion in late-2025 to early-2026, is based on detailed constructability reviews completed late last year on the project’s draft advanced conceptual engineering (ACE) documents.

Nov 17, 2016 - Foothill Gold Line Board Unanimous on 2017 Leadership
Former Glendora Mayor Doug Tessitor and Claremont Mayor Sam Pedroza will remain Board Chairman and Vice Chairman as Foothill Gold Line prepares to break ground on next phase

Joint Powers Authority Provides Advice to Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority

Nov 07, 2016 - Media Highlights Foothill Gold Line’s Influence on the Region
Recent media coverage on Foothill Gold Line, includes: ridership success, impact on the region’s economy, real estate development near stations, and status of Glendora to Montclair extension

Oct 25, 2016 - Foothill Gold Line is Catalyst for Transit Oriented Developments, Billions in Economic Impact
Newly released reports reveal substantial return on public investment from transit oriented developments within ½ mile of a Gold Line Light Rail Station

Sep 29, 2016 - Construction Authority Completes Engineering Work for Foothill Gold Line’s Next Segment
Advanced Conceptual Engineering Plans Approved by Board of Directors will Now be Distributed to Corridor Cities and Key Agencies for Review

Media Resources

- Announcement - Press Release 
- Industry Workshop Presentation 
- Glendora to Montclair Segment Map
- Project Newsletter


- Announcement - Press Release, October 25, 2016
- Report - “Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Transit Oriented Development at Gold Line Foothill Extension Pasadena Stations”, October 24, 2016
- Report - "Foothill Gold Line Transit Oriented Development Update", October 14, 2016
- Video - TOD Panel Discussion: "A Decade Later – How Transit Oriented Developments are Reshaping the Gold Line Corridor and Providing Long-Term Local and Regional Benefits", October 14, 2016

E-Book: Art of the Journey: the Foothill Gold Line

Station Art Audio Tour: art-tour.foothillgoldline.org

E-Book: Railroads of Change: The San Gabriel Valley Journey

Duarte/City of Hope Station Dedication - August 15, 2015
- Announcement - Press Release 
- Ceremony Photo
- Image Gallery
- Station Art Video
- Event Program Guide and Station Fact Sheet

Arcadia Station Dedication - August 22, 2015
- Announcement - Press Release
- Ceremony Photo
- Image Gallery
- Station Art Video
- Event Program Guide and Station Fact Sheet

Irwindale Station Dedication - August 28, 2015
- Ceremony Photo
- Image Gallery
- Station Art Video
- Event Program Guide and Station Fact Sheet

Monrovia Station Dedication - September 12, 2015
- Announcement - Press Release
- Ceremony Photo
- Image Gallery
- Station Art Video
- Event Program Guide and Station Fact Sheet

Azusa Downtown Station & APU/Citrus College Station Dedication - September 19, 2015
- Announcement - Press Release
- Ceremony Photo
- Image Gallery
- Event Footage
- Station Art Video - Azusa Downtown Station
Station Art Video - APU/Citrus College Station
- Event Program Guide and Station Fact Sheet

- Announcement - Press Release
- Site Plan
- Infographic
- Newsletter 
- Ceremony Photo 
- Image Gallery

- Image Gallery 
- Announcement - Press Release
- Fact Sheet - Gold Line Operations Campus & Sustainability Features
- Fact Sheet - Stormwater Management System 
- Presentation - Stormwater Management System
- Fact Sheet - Solar Panels
- Site Plan - Gold Line Operations Campus Sustainability Features 
- Bios - Press Conference Speakers and Experts

- Image Gallery
- Announcement - Press Release

- Image Gallery
- Announcement - Press Release

Kit Materials:

Gold Line Bridge Wins Five Industry Awards in 2013 - Press Release
- Image Gallery
- Gold Line Bridge Illustrated Project Brochure
- Announcement - Press Release
- Project Details with Credits List
- Construction Authority CEO, Habib F. Balian - Profile and Interview
- Artist, Andrew Leicester - Profile and Interview
- Skanska Project Executive, Lawrence Damore - Profile and Interview
- AECOM Lead Architect, Rivka Night - Profile and Interview
- Construction Authority Public Art Program Manager, Lesley A. Elwood–Profile


- Artist Profile: Andrew Leicester's design sketchbook at "Pages" Exhibition
- Gold Line Bridge Concrete Pour Timelapse

Media Contacts:
Director of Public Affairs
Lisa Levy Buch

Media Relations
Albert Ho

Current Fact Sheets and Newsletters:

Foothill Gold Line from Glendora to Montclair Newsletter: Spring 2016

Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa Newsletter: Fourth Quarter, 2015

Foothill Gold Line Operations Campus Newsletter

Gold Line Bridge Newsletter: January, 2013

Habib F. Balian, C.E.O.
JPG Image and PDF Bio


Construction Authority Logo
Available Format TIF PNG

Corridor Map
Available Format JPG | PDF