Information about Saturday’s Monrovia Station Dedication

  • When & Where
  • Event Program Schedule
  • Event Parking Information
  • Getting There By Bus


After five years of design and construction, the Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa is on time and on budget for construction completion in just a few weeks from now. The completed project will be turned over to Metro for pre-revenue service in late-September. Metro anticipates starting passenger service in Spring 2016. An opening date will be announced within 30 days of turn-over.

Join the City of Monrovia, local elected officials, the Construction Authority and Metro as we dedicate the Monrovia Station and celebrate the Foothill Gold Line’s overall upcoming completion.

Below are details about this Saturday’s dedication ceremony for the Monrovia Station. All are welcome.


When & Where

Monrovia Station Dedication Ceremony
Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:00 a.m.

Monrovia Station
1651 S. Primrose Avenue, Monrovia

See below for event parking information.


Event Program Schedule

10:10 AM – Dedication Ceremony Begins

  • Welcome – Mayor Tom Adams
  • Invocation – Minister Terrence Brown
  • Presentation of the Colors – Monrovia Boy Scout Troop 141 and Cub Scout Pack 66
  • National Anthem – Monrovia High School Jazz Band

10:25 AM – Remarks by Officials

  • U.S. Representative Grace Napolitano, 32nd Congressional District
  • U.S. Representative Judy Chu, 27th Congressional District
  • California State Senator Carol Liu, 25th District
  • California Assembly Majority Floor Leader Chris Holden, 41st District
  • Metro Vice Chairman, Foothill Gold Line Board Member and Duarte City Councilman John Fasana
  • Metro Deputy CEO, Stephanie Wiggins

10:50 AM – Recognition of Project Partners

  • Foothill Gold Line Board Chairman Doug Tessitor
  • Metro Board Member and Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian
  • Foothill Gold Line CEO, Habib F. Balian

11:10 AM – Refreshments and Open House

Open House Booths: Foothill Gold Line, Metro, and City of Monrovia

Event Parking Information

Parking will be available in the station’s parking structure, located at the end of Primrose Ave. To access the parking structure, go south on Primrose  Ave. from Pomona Ave. See Map:

Monrovia Dedication Mapedit

Getting There By Bus

For information on how to get to the station dedication by bus, please contact the appropriate service provider:


  1. SHELLY says:

    Can’t wait to ride the metro. I can’t wait to see the reinvented Awesome Monrovia station. I have walked the halls so many times when I was in Jr high Santa Fe. Incredible new life

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