Press Releases

Nov 14, 2018 - Construction Authority Board Receives Report on Plan to Deliver Majority of Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Project Two Years Ahead of Schedule

The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority board of directors received a report on how the agency can deliver nearly 70% of the Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair at least two years ahead of schedule and avoid tens of millions of dollars annually in market escalation and risk money proposed by the four design-build teams competing for the Glendora to Montclair Alignment contract; while also approving an increase in the overall project budget for the 12.3-mile, six station light rail extension of $570 million (to a total project budget of $2.1 billion).

Nov 12, 2018 - Media Statement on Plan to Deliver Majority of Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Project Two Years Ahead of Schedule

Today, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) announced a proposed plan to deliver nearly 70% of the Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair at least two years ahead of schedule and avoid tens of millions of dollars annually in market escalation and risk money proposed by the four design-build teams competing for the Glendora to Montclair Alignment contract; while also increasing the budget for the 12.3-mile, six station light rail project by $570 million to a total project budget of $2.1 billion. The proposed plan is subject to environmental approval.

Oct 17, 2018 - FOOTHILL GOLD LINE BOARD OPPOSES PROPOSITION 6

At the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority’s July board meeting, the board voted to oppose Proposition 6 (the proposition on the November ballot to repeal the gas tax increase, SB1).

Sep 12, 2018 - PROPOSALS RECEIVED TO BUILD FOOTHILL GOLD LINE LIGHT RAIL PROJECT

Today, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) reached a major milestone on the 12.3-mile, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair; funded by Measures M and R in Los Angeles County, Measure I in San Bernardino County and the State of California’s Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program, an SB1 program that receives proceeds from the Cap and Trade auction and the recent gas tax increase. The four shortlisted design-build teams vying for the Glendora to Montclair Alignment Design-Build Contract submitted proposals in response to tens of thousands of pages of engineering and project information provided to each team over the last several months.

Aug 21, 2018 - First Contract for Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension is Completed Under Budget and Ahead of Schedule

Today, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) announced completion of the $2.6 million Utility Relocation design-bid-build contract, awarded to W.A. Rasic Construction Company, Inc. (Rasic) in September 2017.

Apr 26, 2018 - FOOTHILL GOLD LINE RECEIVES $300 MILLION FROM SB1

Today, the Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Glendora to Montclair was awarded nearly $300 million from the California State Transportation Agency’s (CalSTA) Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) for transformative transit and rail projects.

Feb 15, 2018 - ANNOUNCEMENT: FOUR DESIGN-BUILD TEAMS SELECTED TO COMPETE TO BUILD FOOTHILL GOLD LINE

At their February meeting today, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority Board of Directors approved the shortlist of design-build teams to compete to build the $1.5 billion, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair.

Jan 25, 2018 - ANNOUNCEMENT: SEVEN DESIGN-BUILD TEAMS SUBMIT SOQS TO BUILD FOOTHILL GOLD LINE

Construction Authority received Statements of Qualifications from seven design-build teams interested in building the 12.3-mile Glendora to Montclair Alignment Design-Build Project.

Dec 2, 2017 - Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension is First Measure M-Funded Rail Project to Break Ground

On Foothill Gold Line Day, elected, transportation, and higher education officials – alongside hundreds of community stakeholders – celebrate the start of construction of the Foothill Gold Line from Glendora to Montclair

Nov 16, 2017 - Foothill Gold Line to Generate $2.6 Billion in Economic Return, Tens of Thousands of Jobs

Economic report details significant economic benefits to Los Angeles County both short-term – during construction – and once in operation

Media Resources

Announcement – Press Release 
Ceremony Photo
Video: Groundbreaking Ceremony
Photo Gallery 
Groundbreaking Ceremony Program
Project Newsletter
– Station Fact Sheets: Glendora, San Dimas, La Verne, Pomona, Claremont and Montclair
Aerial Video: Foothill Gold Line from Glendora to Montclair


Announcement – Press Release 
Report – “Economic Impact Study of the Foothill Gold Line Glendora to Montclair Segment”


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

Videos:

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


Media Contacts:
Chief Communications Officer
Lisa Levy Buch
626-305-7004
llevybuch@foothillgoldline.org

Media Relations
Albert Ho
626.305.7038
aho@foothillgoldline.org

Current Fact Sheets and Newsletters:

Foothill Gold Line from Glendora to Montclair Newsletter: December 2017

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

Glendora to Montclair Segment Map
Available Format JPG | PDF