The following is a selection of news and editorial pieces that chronicle both project milestones and regional developments that impact our progress.
Mar 9, 2023 - Now Available: Foothill Gold Line Project Update Newsletter – Winter 2023
Mar 8, 2023 - VIDEO: March 2023 Project Update Highlights
Feb 28, 2023 - Now Available: February 2023 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Feb 9, 2023 - VIDEO: Project Progress – Q1 2023
Feb 8, 2023 - Now Available: February 2023 Issue of Mobility (Foothill Gold Line featured on pg. 12 & 13)
Jan 27, 2023 - Now Available: January 2023 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Jan 11, 2023 - VIDEO: January 2023 Project Update Highlights
Dec 28, 2022 - Now Available: December 2022 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Dec 14, 2022 - VIDEO: December 2022 Project Update Highlights
Dec 1, 2022 - Now Available: November 2022 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Oct 21, 2022 - Now Available: October 2022 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Sep 28, 2022 - VIDEO: September 2022 Project Update Highlights
Sep 15, 2022 - Now Available: September 2022 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Sep 8, 2022 - VIDEO: Building the Light Rail System: A Step by Step Overview
Sep 1, 2022 - Now Available: Foothill Gold Line Project Update Newsletter – Fall 2022
Jul 27, 2022 - VIDEO: July 2022 Project Update Highlights
CONSTRUCTION MAP & NOTICES: Click here to see ongoing, future and archived construction activities and notices
Jul 21, 2022 - Now Available: Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) for Gold Line Phase 2B Project – Evaluating Relocation of the San Dimas Station Parking Facility (Certified in July 2022)
Jul 8, 2022 - VIDEO: Recap of 50% Construction Completion Press Conference (June 17, 2022)
Jul 8, 2022 - Now Available: July 2022 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
May 31, 2022 - Now Available: May 2022 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Apr 29, 2022 - Now Available: April 2022 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Mar 31, 2022 - Now Available: March 2022 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Mar 21, 2022 - Now Available: Foothill Gold Line Project Update Newsletter – Q1 2022
Feb 18, 2022 - Notice of Availability: Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) for Gold Line Phase 2B Project – Evaluating Relocation of the San Dimas Station Parking Facility
Feb 10, 2022 - VIDEO: February 2022 Project Update Highlights
Dec 29, 2021 - Now Available: January 2022 Issue of Mobility (Foothill Gold Line featured on pg. 12 & 13)
Dec 21, 2021 - Now Available: December 2021 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Nov 23, 2021 - Now Available: November 2021 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Nov 10, 2021 - VIDEO: November 2021 Project Update Highlights
Oct 27, 2021 - VIDEO: Virtual Public Scoping Meeting (Oct. 26) – Presentation & Public Comment Session
Oct 26, 2021 - Now Available: Presentation from Oct. 26 Virtual Public Scoping Meeting
Oct 14, 2021 - Notice of Preparation: Phase 2B Supplemental Environmental Impact Report – Potential Project Modifications in the City of San Dimas
Oct 14, 2021 - VIDEO: October 2021 Project Update Highlights
Sep 24, 2021 - Now Available: September 2021 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Sep 22, 2021 - VIDEO: September 2021 Project Update Highlights
Aug 19, 2021 - Now Available: August 2021 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Jul 28, 2021 - Now Available: Summer 2021 Foothill Gold Line Project Newsletter
Jul 22, 2021 - Now Available: July 2021 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Jun 30, 2021 - VIDEO: June 2021 Project Update Highlights
Jun 21, 2021 - Now Available: June 2021 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
May 20, 2021 - VIDEO: Virtual Community Meeting Presentation and Q&A Session
May 19, 2021 - Now Available: Virtual Community Meeting Presentation Slides (PDF file size approx. 30 MB)
May 19, 2021 - VIDEO: Designing Safe At-Grade Crossings From Glendora to Pomona
May 18, 2021 - Now Available: May 2021 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Apr 15, 2021 - Now Available: April 2021 Foothill Gold Line Project Update
Nov 25, 2020 - Opening Today: Gladstone St. at Railroad Crossing in San Dimas
Nov 19, 2020 - Now Available: Winter 2020 Foothill Gold Line Project Newsletter
Sep 25, 2020 - Notice of Availability: Draft 2020 Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) for Gold Line Phase 2B Project
Jul 30, 2020 - Announcement of Major Construction Activities Within Railroad Corridor in Glendora, San Dimas, La Verne & Pomona (Aug. 2020 – Early 2024)
Jun 24, 2020 - Now Available: Presentation from Virtual Public Scoping Meeting (June 24, 2020) (file size approx. 25 MB)
Jun 24, 2020 - Notice of Preparation: Phase 2B Supplemental Environmental Impact Report
Jun 22, 2020 - Letter to Neighbors on Upcoming Major Construction (June 2020)
Jun 18, 2020 - Now Available: Glendora to Pomona Project Construction Baseline Schedule (June 2020)
Jun 4, 2020 - Notice of Virtual Public Scoping Meeting for Glendora to Montclair Project (June 24)
Mar 5, 2020 - Available: Foothill Gold Line Project Newsletter – Spring 2020 (PDF file size approx. 3 MB)
Mar 5, 2020 - Available: Community Open House Boards (PDF file size approx. 22 MB)
Oct 21, 2019 - VIDEO: Foothill Gold Line’s Journey Continues
Oct 21, 2019 - Now Available: Fall 2019 Issue of “Mobility” (features Foothill Gold Line)
Oct 7, 2019 - VIDEO: Highlights from Foothill Gold Line Contract Signing Press Conference
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
VIDEO: Foothill Gold Line from Glendora to Montclair Groundbreaking Ceremony
VIDEO: Aerial Tour: Foothill Gold Line from Glendora to Montclair
NOW AVAILABLE – Economic Impact Study of the Foothill Gold Line Glendora to Montclair Segment
Nov 28, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY: Foothill Gold Line Groundbreaking Ceremony, This Saturday, December 2, 2017
May 31, 2017 - Foothill Gold Line Industry Workshop Attendees List
May 31, 2017 - Foothill Gold Line Industry Workshop Presentation
Oct 25, 2016 - TOD Report: Economic & Fiscal Impacts of TOD at Pasadena Gold Line Stations
Oct 25, 2016 - TOD Report: Foothill Gold Line Transit Oriented Development Update
Oct 20, 2016 - VIDEOS: Foothill Gold Line State of the Project 2016
Sep 13, 2016 - VIDEO: Connections: Foothill Gold Line from Glendora to Montclair – Where Will It Take You?
Jun 9, 2016 - VIDEO: Foothill Gold Line – Glendora to Montclair Station Art Concepts
Jun 7, 2016 - Arcadia Transit Shuttle Service Adds More Connections To & From Gold Line Station – Begins June 16
May 6, 2016 - Foothill Gold Line Wins CMAA SoCal Chapter Project Achievement Award for Pasadena to Azusa Segment
Mar 18, 2016 - E-Book: Art of the Journey: the Foothill Gold Line
Mar 18, 2016 - E-Book: Railroads of Change: The San Gabriel Valley Journey
Mar 4, 2016 - Station Art Audio Tour
Mar 1, 2016 - Train Schedule for Six New Gold Line Stations Released
Oct 23, 2015 - VIDEO: Foothill Gold Line Opening Day Announced
Oct 22, 2015 - ANNOUNCEMENT: Pasadena to Azusa Passenger Service to Start March 5, 2016
Oct 22, 2015 - Now Available: 2015 Fourth Quarter Newsletter for Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa
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
Aug 28, 2015 - VIDEO: Irwindale Gold Line Station Art – Fabrication and Installation
Aug 25, 2015 - FOOTHILL GOLD LINE DEDICATES IRWINDALE STATION THIS FRIDAY
Aug 21, 2015 - VIDEO: Arcadia Gold Line Station Art – Fabrication and Installation
Aug 18, 2015 - FOOTHILL GOLD LINE DEDICATES ARCADIA STATION THIS SATURDAY
Aug 14, 2015 - VIDEO: Duarte/City of Hope Gold Line Station Art – Fabrication and Installation
Aug 12, 2015 - FOOTHILL GOLD LINE DEDICATES DUARTE/CITY OF HOPE STATION THIS SATURDAY - The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority will be dedicating the Duarte/City of Hope Gold Line Station in a ceremony this Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 10 a.m.
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
Dec 29, 2014 - RFP 1174 – 2015 Event Planning and Production Services
City of Monrovia constructing off-site & on-site improvements for Station Square work
VIDEO: Travel Along the Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa in Just 6 Minutes!
Arcadia Transit Plaza Dedication Ceremony
INFOGRAPHIC: "Who Knew That Building A Light Rail Track Could Be So Interesting?"
Sep 23, 2014 - Pomona was willing suitor for Santa Fe’s railroad proposal
Now Available: Foothill Gold Line 2014 Third Quarter Construction Newsletter
Aug 15, 2013 - EDITORIAL: ‘Gold towns’ on right track for development in the SGV – Pasadena Star-News
Jun 26, 2013 - San Gabriel Valley Congressmembers Letter in Support of Antonovich Motion on Gold Line
Jun 25, 2013 - Letters from Cities to Metro Regarding Proposed Measure R Expenditure Plan Amendment
Jun 21, 2013 - Irwindale joins other cities' dispute with Metro – SGV Tribune
Jun 20, 2013 - City officials want updated information on Gold Line transportation plan – Claremont Courier
Jun 20, 2013 - Editorial: Metro board must OK more of Gold Line — Pasadena Star-News
Jun 20, 2013 - Gold Line cities want light-rail's Azusa-to-Claremont extension on funding list – SGV Tribune - Foothill officials say Metro is going against the voter-approved Measure R
Jun 19, 2013 - San Gabriel Valley Legislative Caucus Letter to Metro Board of Directors
Jun 18, 2013 - City of Azusa letter to Metro Regarding Proposed Measure R Expenditure Plan Amendment
May 28, 2013 - Monrovia Gold Line station artwork to honor town's architectural history with Craftsman tiles – PSN
May 21, 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
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
Feb 14, 2013 - Final EIR for Foothill Extension from Azusa to Montclair Published, click here to view.
Click here to view the latest Foothill Extension from Pasadena to Azusa newsletter
Jan 30, 2013 - Azusa officials get preview of Gold Line Foothill Extension work – SGV Tribune
Click here to read Concrete International's feature: The Gold Line Bridge
Jan 8, 2013 - Photo: Crews demolishing abutments to Colorado Bl bridge in Arcadia for Foothill Gold Line Extension - Click here to view this Pasadena Star-News photo gallery
Jan 8, 2013 - Gold Line work prompts Colorado Boulevard closure in Arcadia – SGV Tribune
Jan 7, 2013 - Monrovia’s Gold Line maintenance yard work in full swing – San Gabriel Valley Tribune
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Dec 26, 2012 - When freeways meet fine art – KCRW's Which Way, LA?
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
Dec 12, 2012 - Gold Line Bridge in Arcadia is a massive piece of art
Azusa to Montclair Draft Environmental Impact Report Released. Click here for details.
Sep 8, 2012 - Op-Ed: Leading transit across county line – Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
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.
May 18, 2012 - Congress members urge MTA to include funding for Gold Line project to Claremont: Pas Star-News
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May 6, 2012 - Robert Rector: L.A. gets railroaded at last – SGV Tribune
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.
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
Construction Authority and FTC to Hold "Meet the Primes" Event on March, 9. Click here for details.
Feb 24, 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 8, 2012 - California lawmakers to consider Gold Line extension – LA Times
Dec 30, 2011 - Dec 29, 2011 – Construction Authority Responds to CEQA Ruling
Dec 13, 2011 - Doug Tessitor: Gold Line transports gold to region – San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Dec 5, 2011 - Iconic Bridge Design Unveiled For LA Rail – Engineering News Record - The light-rail crossing will reflect ancient traditions and showcase new technology.
Nov 23, 2011 - Planning for future Gold Line station, La Verne limits new developments in area – SGV Tribune
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Nov 18, 2011 - Memo: 20-Month Review of Staff-Incurred Expenses
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
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Sep 23, 2011 - Gold Line Among Safest Light Rail Lines in County
Sep 15, 2011 - Foundation work begins on I-210 Gold Line Bridge – Pasadena Star News / SGV Tribune
Sep 9, 2011 - Letters to the editor: The Gold Line — SGV Tribune / Pasadena Star News
Sep 9, 2011 - Our View: Gold Line moving against legal dodges — Pasadena Star News / SGV Tribune
Sep 9, 2011 - Monrovia mayor resigns as alternate from Gold Line board — Pasadena Star News
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.
Jul 29, 2011 - Study ranks Gold Line cleanest among Metro Lines in LA commuter air quality
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Jul 26, 2011 - Our View: Some welcome Gold Line news for the Valley
Jul 6, 2011 - Click here to view a short video that overviews planned construction activities during Summer 2011.
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
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 16, 2011 - Our View: Taking the temperature of the turnstiles – San Gabriel Valley Tribune
May 16, 2011 - Los Angeles County is poised to accelerate its rail projects – Los Angeles Times
May 2, 2011 - SPECIAL REPORT: Higher gas prices create boon for Gold Line ridership – Whittier Daily News
Apr 16, 2011 - Claremont Gold Line proposed changes include moving Metrolink station one block east-Daily Bulletin
Apr 12, 2011 - Our View: Last deals critical for Gold Line – Pasadena Star-News
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 9, 2011 - Construction Authority Board Chair Doug Tessitor Re-Elected to Glendora City Council
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
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.
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report Released
Pasadena Star-News – Growth predicted in major job sectors in Valley
Logistics Week – Gold Line Opens Bidding on Light Rail Extension Contract
Pasadena Star-News – Perspectives: A tale of two Gold Line extensions… – By Judy Chu
Arcadia's Best – Bridge work begins over 210
Pasadena Star-News – Gold Line opens bidding on $450 million extension phase, tests new…
Foothill Retail Corridor – Local Focus: Gold Line Extension
Pasadena Star-News – Transit developments on Gold Line could be threatened by state…
Burbank Leader – Transit projects gaining steam - Initiative aims to help pay for expansions in 10 years rather than 30 years.
Santa Clarita Valley Signal – Let's make 30/10 work for all of L.A. County