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Gold Line Releases Video Update on Foothill Extension

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With a swinging 94.7 The Wave-style hold music score that eventually gives way to a more pop-rock jam, and lots of footage of happy riders, the Gold Line Construction Authority recently released the first two videos in a series of planned updates about the rail line's Foothill Extension.

The video breaks down the three phases of the extension project, and explains the roles the Construction Authority and Metro play, as well as previews some of the stations and special construction projects the Extension entails.

Numerous local politicians provide interviews in the videos, as Monrovia Patch points out:

The two-part video, posted to Youtube earlier this month, includes comments from local officials like Monrovia Mayor Mary Ann Lutz and Supervisor Michael Antonovich. One of the more sobering quotes comes from California State Senator Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge). "This population is going to increase by a third in another generation, and we're still on the same freeways," Liu said.

The videos are on the long side--about 12 minutes each--but provide a clear primer on the basics of the project.
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