The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is hosting four community meetings to get community feedback about future rail service, including the
Meetings in locations near West Hollywood include one on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Westside Jewish Community Center, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd. in Los Angeles.
There also will be a community meeting from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Virginia Road Elementary School, 2925 Virginia Rd., in Los Angeles.
On March 26 there will be a meeting at the United Teachers union headquarters at 3303 Wilshire Blvd., in Los Angeles from 6 to 8 p.m. And on March 28 there will be a meeting at the West Hollywood Library Community Meeting Room, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd., from 6 to 8 p.m.
Under discussion will be key destinations, community concerns, design considerations and potential routes.
The City of West Hollywood has been working to build support for the Crenshaw/LAX Northern Extension light-rail transit line, which would provide north-south connections and enhance the existing Metro regional rail network. The city is working with Metro and the City of Los Angeles to accelerate the project from a scheduled opening in 2047 to as early as 2028.
Those interested in updates on the city’s efforts can sign onto a mailing list from West Hollywood Advocates for Metro Rail (WHAM).
More information about the project i available online at www.weho.org/rail.