LOS ANGELES (CNS) —The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that it will host a series of public meetings between July 24 and Aug. 3 regarding The Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project.
The Metro plans to present “refined” transit concepts and initial cost projections for the project and to receive public input. Metro is in the midst of a feasibility study that looks at alternative routes between the San Fernando Valley and Westside.
The San Fernando Valley meeting will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Aug. 3 in Van Nuys at the Marvin Braude Constituent Service Center, located at 6262 Van Nuys Blvd. This will be a bilingual meeting with an English presentation at 10:30 a.m. and Spanish presentation at 11:45 a.m.
Other meetings will be held on the following dates:
— 6-8 p.m., July 24, Proud Bird Restaurant, 11022 Aviation Blvd., Los Angeles
— 10 a.m.-noon, July 27, Veterans Memorial Building, 4117 Overland Ave, Culver City.
— 6-8 p.m., July 30, St. Paul the Apostle Church, 10750 Ohio Ave.
The information presented will be the same at all meetings.
The Sepulveda Corridor is one of Southern California’s most congested transportation corridors, with more than 400,000 people traveling through the project study area every day, according to Metro officials. The feasibility study is divided into two areas: A Valley-Westside segment and a Westside-LAX segment.
The feasibility study, which began in 2017, will conclude this fall, according to Metro officials. Following that, an environmental report will be conducted starting next year.
The Sepulveda Transit Corridor is part of the Measure M expenditure plan, with a cost of about $5.7 billion for new transit service to connect the San Fernando Valley and the Westside, which is scheduled to open by 2033. About $3.8 billion is also set to extend service from the Westside to LAX with by 2057.