The following excerpt appeared in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune on January 24, 2019. To read the full article, click here.
LA Metro gives Gold Line $97M to build out to Pomona – San Gabriel Valley Tribune
By Steve Scauzillo
January 24, 2019
One way or another, the Gold Line foothill extension will be built to Pomona, thanks to a vote by the LA Metro board on Thursday to grant the project an additional $97 million.
“This is a very good step. It’s a wonderful commitment that Metro has made to the project,” said Habib Balian, chief executive officer of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority.
Once the two sides sign an agreement, Balian can add to construction bids in the summer an extension of the light-rail line from Azusa to Pomona, instead of stopping in La Verne.
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