Tag Archives: Purple Line Subway Extension

Garcetti Throws 500 Rent Stabilized Apartments Under the Subway

Garcetti Throws 500 Rent Stabilized Apartments Under the Subway by James O’Sullivan I’m sure if Mayor Eric Garcetti were asked to vote for more homelessness in Los Angeles he would answer resoundingly: NO! I’m equally sure that were each member … Continue reading

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Metro Delays Decision on Wilshire Closures for Cut-and-Cover Work

Metro Delays Decision on Wilshire Closures for Cut-and-Cover Work Councilmember Ryu Backs Community Groups Demanding Traffic and Noise Studies Metro has agreed to do a full study on the traffic impact of their recent proposal to accelerate the completion of the cut-and-cover … Continue reading

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Subway Construction Update ~ August 2015

  Click on image to enlarge. Subway Construction Update ~ August 2015: •Metro proposes converting Cloverdale and Ridgeley to one-way streets north of Wilshire to create additional on-street parking •MMRA protests Metro buses using 8th Street At the Purple Line … Continue reading

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Q & A: An interview with Mindy Lake and Michael Cortez, members of Metro’s Construction Relations Team

Q & A: On the Front Lines of Subway Construction in the Miracle Mile An interview with Mindy Lake and Michael Cortez, members of Metro’s Construction Relations Team After almost two years of advanced utility relocation (and a couple more to … Continue reading

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Subway Construction Update: Violent Robbery Complicates Effort to Keep Bank of America Parking Lot Open

  Northwest corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Fairfax Ave. [Google Maps]  Subway Construction Update: Violent Robbery Complicates Effort to Keep Bank of America Parking Lot Open Work is underway at the northwest corner of Wilshire and La Brea to prepare a … Continue reading

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Preliminary Results of Miracle Mile Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation Plan

Preliminary Results of Miracle Mile Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation Plan In October 2014 the Miracle Mile Residential Association [MMRA] commissioned a “Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation Plan” of the Miracle Mile. The MMRA selected Gibson Transportation Consulting, Inc. to prepare a comprehensive study … Continue reading

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MMRA Meets with Metro • Seeks to Shift Nighttime Utility Relocations to Daytime Hours

  MMRA Meets with Metro Seeks to Shift Nighttime Utility Relocations to Daytime Hours Miracle Mile Residential Association President James O’Sullivan and Vice President Ken Hixon met with representatives of Metro and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation [LADOT] on … Continue reading

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LACMA: The Sky’s the Limit • Commentary by Greg Goldin

[Courtesy of the Los Angeles Times.]   LACMA: The Sky’s the Limit Commentary by Greg Goldin [Editor’s note: Last month, LACMA Director Michael Govan announced a proposal to build what he hopes will be a Frank Gehry designed skyscraper on Wilshire, … Continue reading

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Angry Residents Confront Metro Officials at Noise Meeting

Subway Construction Update Angry Residents Confront Metro Officials at Noise Mitigation Meeting On May 27, Metro held a meeting of the Purple Line Extension advisory group at the Petersen Museum. On the agenda was Metro’s mitigation plan for construction noise … Continue reading

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Why Can’t the Miracle Mile Be More Like Beverly or 3rd Street?

Why Can’t the Miracle Mile Be More Like Beverly or 3rd Street…or Melrose or La Brea? When the Miracle Mile Residential Association 2013 Annual Survey asked “Would you like to see a broader variety of retailers along Wilshire Boulevard?” over 80% of … Continue reading

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