Expo Line Phase 2

Expo Line Phase 2

Expo Line Phase 2

The Expo Line is a new light rail line that uses the Exposition corridor, with 19 stations along 15.2 miles offering service to popular destinations such as the University of Southern California, Exposition Park, Crenshaw District, Culver City, West Los Angeles and Santa Monica.

"Why do we need the Expo Line?"

The new Expo Line is at the forefront of regional efforts to reduce motorist travel and improve mobility. The line will provide more reliable public transportation service and increase the capacity of the transportation system in Los Angeles County. The line runs parallel to the I-10 freeway and provides an alternative to the freeway and east-west corridors. By providing an alternative to managing those who live, work and enjoy activities around the Exposition Corridor, the Expo Line will contribute to reduced levels of air pollutants and greenhouse gases, thereby improving the quality of life.

The first phase of the Expo Line, from downtown Los Angeles to Culver City, was approved in 2005 and construction began in 2006.

The Phase 1 service began on April 28, 2012, and service to the Culver City station began on June 20, 2012.

The second phase will extend the line to Santa Monica and is projected complete the construction in 2015. In March 2011, Construction Authority Exposition awarded the contract for the design and construction of the second phase to Skanska-Rados Joint Venture, and major activities began in 2012.


»How many passengers are projected to use the Expo Line?

What is the cost of the second phase and how is it funded?

The estimated cost is $ 1.5 billion, which includes design, construction, utility relocation, light rail vehicles and real estate. Most funds for the second phase come from Measure R, the half-cent sales tax passed by Los Angeles County voters in November 2008.

"How Many Stations Are In the second phase?

The second phase includes 7 new stations along the west of Los Angeles, with 3 parking lots for approximately 580 spaces.

"Where are the parking lots located? / p>

Parking will be provided at the Expo / Sepulveda (260 spaces), Expo / Bundy (250 spaces) and 17th Street / Santa Monica College (70 spaces).

terminal station?

The Expo Line terminal station is located on 4th Street and Colorado Avenue in downtown Santa Monica, across the street from Santa Monica Place and two blocks from the pier and town hall.

The Expo Line has been designed as a multimodal transit avenue that includes a cycle path and bicycle facilities. The portion of the second stage cycle path is mostly an exclusive bicycle lane that runs along the right-of-way to 17th Street in Santa Monica, where it connects to the existing road system of the City of Santa Monica.

The project will include gardening mainly of native plants, with distinctive palms in the trees. stations and ginkgo trees along the corridor in connection with the first phase of the project.

Construction Authorities Exposition and its contractor Skanska-Rados Joint Venture (SRJV) are committed to providing opportunities for local residents and workers helpless to enter careers in construction. The project has set a target for local and community residents to work 30% of their regular hours, and a goal of 10% for homeless workers. For more information about employment opportunities through the Local Employment Program, please contact:

Joe Hernandez
Skanska-Rados, Joint Venture
11390 West Olympic Boulevard, 3rd Floor > Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 807-7079

Are there any opportunities to get contracts in the second phase? >

Construction Authorities Exposition and its contractor are committed to providing opportunities for small businesses. The project has set a target of 20% for the use of small businesses and 7% for the use of small local enterprises. For more information about the Small Business Opportunities program, please contact: Michael Richardson
DBE / EEO Compliance Manager
Skanska-Rados, Joint Venture
11390 W. Olympic Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90064

"Who will handle and maintain the line ?

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) manages the first phase of the Expo Line as part of its train system. Upon completion of the second phase, the line will be delivered to Metro. Please visit the Metro network page for train operation questions.

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