Glendora to get final preview at upcoming Gold Line extension project to Montclair – California News

Glendora to get final preview at upcoming Gold Line extension project to Montclair – California News




GLENDORA >> Monday is the last opportunity in a series of meetings for the public to weigh in on the planned Gold Line extension.

The final community information meeting for the 12.3-mile, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday in Glendora.

The Metro Gold Line Foothill Construction Authority will display information about the $1.4 billion project in the Bidwell Forum at the Glendora Library, including 3D models of the latest station layouts.

“I am looking forward to the Gold Line bringing people to Glendora to visit and shop and discover all that Glendora has to offer,” Mayor Gary Boyer wrote in an email.

Residents and community members can learn about the latest on the project, the timeline and upcoming milestones, station art components, and what to expect as the light rail extension moves into the design-build process.

There will be no formal presentation, but project representatives will be available to answer any questions.

Meetings were held this summer in each of the cities the latest Gold Line extension will stop: San Dimas, Pomona, Montclair, Claremont, La Verne, and finally Glendora.

The light rail line currently runs from East Los Angeles to Azusa. The Gold Line will be the first Metro light rail line to cross county lines, from Los Angeles into San Bernardino.

Metro has said the new stops hope to take commuters from San Bernardino County to downtown L.A. in about an hour, and offering relief to the 210, 10 and 60 freeways.

“I think it’s a good thing; we need it,” Glendora resident Claudia Gonzales…

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