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Public Meetings Announced: More Details to Come About the Westside Subway

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Is this normal for life after the passage of Measure R or is Metro trying to make transit nerds go crazy?

Metro today announced the sixth, yes, the sixth public meeting about transit taking place this month. Projects seeking community input include the bicycle draft master plan (this one is actually under the jurisdiction of LADOT), bus lanes on Wilshire Blvd., the Crenshaw corridor to LAX, the Harbor corridor, the Rosa Parks station and now the Westside Subway Extension.

Described as a “roll-up-your sleeves” meeting, the attending public will have the "opportunity to review and discuss station locations and entrances, connections to and from the stations, and other issues," according to Metro's announcement.

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The five meetings will be held in late October and early November:

Thursday, October 22, 2009

6- 8 p.m.

Stations to be discussed: Wilshire at Bundy, 26th, 16th & 4th Street

Santa Monica Public Library - Multi-Purpose Room

601 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Monday, October 26, 2009

6- 8 p.m.

Stations to be discussed: Wilshire at Crenshaw, La Brea & Fairfax

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) - Terrace Room, 5th Floor

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5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

6- 8 p.m.

Stations to be discussed: Hollywood/Highland, Santa Monica Boulevard at La Brea,

Fairfax & San Vicente & Beverly Center

Pacific Design Center

8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

6- 8 p.m.

Stations to be discussed: Wilshire at La Cienega & Beverly

Beverly Hills City Hall - Municipal Gallery

455 N. Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Thursday, November 5, 2009

6- 8 p.m.

Stations to be discussed: Century City, Westwood/UCLA & VA Hospital

Veterans Administration - Wadsworth Theatre

11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073