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Which 6 Metro Stations Could Get New Names?

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The full Metro Board of Directors are getting together Thursday for their regular monthly meeting, and included on the agenda is changing the name of six Metro stations.

The stations with names up for alteration are, The Source reports:

A. (Blue Line and Green Line) “Imperial/Wilmington/Rosa Parks” to “Willowbrook/Rosa Parks.”
B. (Blue Line) “103rd Street/Kenneth Hahn” to “103rd St/Watts Towers/Kenneth Hahn.”
C. (Green Line) “Vermont Av/I-105″ to “Vermont Av/Athens.”
D. (Green Line) “Hawthorne Bl/I-105″ to “Hawthorne Bl/Lennox.”
E. (Expo Line) “Venice/Robertson” to “Culver City.”
F. (Silver Line) “Artesia Transit Center” to “Harbor/Gateway Transit Center.”
G. (Blue Line) “Transit Mall” to “Long Beach Civic Center.”

The changes are based on requests from a number of sources, including riders, residents, and local officials. It could cost anywhere from $115,000 to $582,000 to implement a name change, "depending on the size of the station and the work involved."

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The Metro board will vote on the proposed name changes during tomorrow's meeting.