Metro unveiled an ambitious list of rail, road and bike projects
Friday, part of a $120 billion tax measure proposed for the November
Projects prioritized for the first 15 years include: a
people-mover into LAX; completing the subway to Westwood; toll lanes on
the 105 Freeway and a second extension of the Gold Line Foothill train
from Azusa to Claremont.
The project list and tax measure will go before the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) in June.
One project not included in the plan is extension of the 710 Freeway.
Metro’s most recent extension to its rail system, the Foothill
Gold Line Extension that debuted earlier this month, was funded through
the half-cent sales tax increase in Measure R now runs from Pasadena to
Metro wants to extend Measure R to raise billions more to fund its next projects. That proposal will be on the November ballot.
Here’s Metro’s entire plan that was revealed on Friday.