CD5 News: METRO Community Meeting on March 21 to discuss Westwood subway stations

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The long-awaited Metro Purple Line Subway Extension is now under construction that will provide a high-capacity, high-speed and, dependable alternative for commuters to travel between downtown Los Angeles, the Miracle Mile, Beverly Hills and Westwood.

The project is being built in three sections. The first section between Wilshire/Western and Wilshire/La Cienega is now under construction and is scheduled for completion in 2023. The third section will extend to two stations in Westwood. Pre-construction activities began on this section in Spring 2018, and the next quarterly update meeting for the Westwood/UCLA and Westwood/VA Hospital Stations will be held Thursday, March 21st from 6:30pm to 8pm at the Belmont Village Senior Living, 10475 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Before you go, here are items to read before the meeting: 

Additional Section 3 Construction Community Meetings 

  • Thursday, June 20, 2019

  • Thursday, September 19, 2019

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019

Have a question or comment for the meeting? 
Contact Metro by phone: 213.922.6934 or Email: or follow on social media: Facebook | Twitter


Metro Purple Line Updates

CD5 District Transportation Deputy Jay Greenstein met this week with Kasey Shuda (left), Construction Relations Manager for the Metro Purple Line (subway) Extension and Marlon Walker (right), Construction Relations Assistant Manager.  The purpose of the meeting was to review construction staging and traffic plans for the Westwood subway station box end wall steel pile installation that begins in May of 2020. Metro Purple Line staff will be presenting this traffic plan at a community meeting on Thursday, March 21, 6:30 p.m. at Belmont Senior Living in Westwood.