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

2018

Now Available: SEIR Public Scoping Meeting Fact Sheet

Dec 5, 2018 - Notice of Preparation: Phase 2B Supplemental Environmental Impact Report

YOU’RE INVITED: Public Scoping Meeting to Discuss Proposed Glendora to Montclair Construction & Operation Phasing (Dec. 10)

Nov 16, 2018 - Contracting Opportunities Update: Proposed Plan Requires Six-Month Delay in Design-Build Contract (RFP C2002) Award

Nov 13, 2018 - Associated General Contractors of America: Economic White Paper on Construction Cost Trends and Outlook Affecting Foothill Gold Line

Oct 25, 2018 - Just Released: Fall 2018 Mobility

Fact Sheet: San Gabriel Valley Projects and Programs Funded by SB1

Jun 5, 2018 - Gold Line Videos Produced by University of La Verne Students



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Sep 22, 2015 - MEDIA INVITED TO SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION CEREMONY FOR FOOTHILL GOLD LINE FROM PASADENA TO AZUSA - The nearly $1 billion, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Pasadena to Azusa is on time and on budget to reach substantial completion of its $515 million alignment design-build contract (the third and final contract) on Wednesday, September 23, 2015.

Sep 18, 2015 - VIDEO: Azusa Downtown Gold Line Station Art – Fabrication and Installation

Sep 18, 2015 - VIDEO: APU/Citrus College Gold Line Station Art – Fabrication and Installation

Sep 15, 2015 - FOOTHILL GOLD LINE DEDICATES BOTH AZUSA STATIONS IN CEREMONY THIS SATURDAY - The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority will be dedicating both the Azusa Downtown Station and APU/Citrus College Station in a ceremony this Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

Sep 11, 2015 - VIDEO: Monrovia Gold Line Station Art – Fabrication and Installation

Sep 8, 2015 - FOOTHILL GOLD LINE DEDICATES MONROVIA STATION THIS SATURDAY

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Jun 26, 2015 - Dates Announced for Foothill Gold Line Station Dedications - The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority has announced the dates for the upcoming station dedication ceremonies, taking place in August and September 2015. The station dedications will mark completion of construction for the six stations being built as part of the 11.5-mile light rail project from Pasadena to Azusa.

Nightly train testing in Irwindale, Azusa & Glendora begins June 29 thru early August

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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.

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

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

Click here for the presentation and attendee sign-in sheets from the pre-submittal conf. on 3/22/12

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.

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.

Pasadena to Azusa Alignment Project: Monrovia Construction Notice for March 22-April 5, 2012

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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.

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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.

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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