Big changes are ahead for the busy corner at First and Alameda.
When complete, it will provide a one-seat ride from Santa Monica to East LA.
The second of two tunnels reached Bunker Hill Friday and has just 1,370 feet to go.
See what it looks underneath Bunker Hill, where a massive machine is drilling tunnels for a new subway line.
A new video gives a 360 degree view of the action, where contractors are hard at work building nearly two miles of subway tunnels—and three new stations.
A new video offers a look at the 400-foot-long machine boring tunnels to link up multiple rail lines.
Scheduled to be finished in 2021, the Regional Connector will be a 1.9-mile-long tunnel that connects the Gold, Expo, and Blue lines. This large, elaborate hole will eventually be one of the connecter’s three new stations.
The project is bringing a trio of new subway stations to Downtown, including one in Little Tokyo. It will also connect the Blue, Expo, and Gold lines.
The owners of the shopping center are trying to stop construction of the Regional Connector, which will allow passengers to travel from points on the Gold Line to the Blue and Expo lines without having to transfer trains like they have to right now.
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Take some time to enjoy the sight of two excavators going to town on a small bridge in Downtown LA. The demolition clears the way for a new subway station that'll be part of Metro's Regional Connector project, linking up several light rail lines.
Since January 8, the Gold Line's been running with the help of buses to bridge the gap in service at the Little Tokyo/Arts District Station. But now, for the first time, the line is running between East LA and its brand new terminus in Azusa.