Press Releases

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

Nov 8, 2017 - Construction Authority Begins Procurement Process to Hire Design-Build Team for $1.5 Billion Project

Today, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) issued the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Alignment Design-Build Project; initiating a year-long process to hire the design-build team that will build the $1.5 billion, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair.

Sep 28, 2017 - Construction Authority Awards First Contract for Glendora to Montclair Project

$2.6 million Utility Relocation Contract is awarded to W.A. Rasic Construction Company, Inc. The contract award will allow the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) to begin work on the $1.4 billion, six-station Glendora to Montclair segment in October, with the first three years being spent relocating utilities, conducting pre-construction activities, finalizing engineering plans and hiring the design-build contract team.

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.

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