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Federal, state and local officials at the Metro Purple Line extension project’s groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, Purple Line

A Big Day For Metro As Purple Line Extension Project Finally Breaks Ground

Posted Nov. 7, 2014, 12:08 pm

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday morning for the Metro Purple Line Extension Project with leaders of the L.A. Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) joining federal, state, and local elected leaders for the major milestone.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, Purple Line

Metro Board To Consider Joint Venture For $1.6 Billion Purple Line Subway Project

Posted Jul. 8, 2014, 8:50 am

A joint venture of three construction firms was recommended today to receive a $1.6 billion contract to build the first phase of the Metro Purple Line subway extension toward the Westside.

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti, Congressman Henry Waxman, and Santa Monica mayor Pam O'Connor were in Washington, D.C., on May 21 to receive $2.1 billion in federal funding for the Purple Line subway extension.

News, Subway, Transportation, Santa Monica, Westside, Metro, Purple Line

Westside Purple Line Extension Gets $2.1 Billion In Federal Funding

Posted May. 22, 2014, 8:09 am

Metro joined federal, state, and local elected officials on May 21 to announce the receipt of a $1.25 billion Full Funding Grant Agreement to help pay for the Purple Line Extension Project toward West Los Angeles.

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