Information about this Saturday’s Duarte/City Hope Station Dedication

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

The Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa is on time and on budget for construction completion in late-September 2015. The completed project will be turned over to Metro for pre-revenue service this Fall and passenger service in 2016. An opening date has not yet been determined.

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


 When & Where

Duarte/City of Hope Station Dedication Ceremony
Saturday, August 15, 2015
10:00 a.m.

Duarte/City of Hope Station
1777 Duarte Road, Duarte, CA

See below for event parking information.

Event Program Schedule

10:10 AM – Dedication Ceremony Begins

  • Presentation of the Colors – Headquarters Troop, First Squadron, 18th Cavalry of the California Army National Guard
  • Pledge of Allegiance – Boy Scout Troop 185; Cub Pack 188 and Girl Scout Troop 4701
  • Welcome – Mayor Tzeitel Paras-Caracci
  • Invocation – Reverend Douglas Edwards
  • Metro and Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority Board Member and Duarte City Council member John Fasana (Emcee)

10:30 AM – Remarks by Officials

  • U.S. Representative Grace Napolitano, 32nd Congressional District
  • State Senator Carol Liu, 25th District
  • Assembly Majority Floor Leader Chris R. Holden, 41st District
  • Assembly member Roger Hernandez, 48th District
  • Metro Chairman and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, District 2
  • Metro Board Member, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, District 5
  • Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority Board Vice Chairman, Claremont Mayor Pro Tem Sam Pedroza
  • Metro Board Member, Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian
  • Metro CEO, Phillip A. Washington
  • City of Hope President/CEO, Robert Stone

11:00 AM – Recognition of Project Partners

  • Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority Board Vice Chairman, Claremont Mayor Pro Tem Sam Pedroza
  • Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority CEO, Habib F. Balian

11:15 AM – Duarte Dance Crew Performance
11:20 AM – Refreshments and Open House

 Event Parking Information

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Getting There By Bus

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

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