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First Avenue at Santa Clara Street in Arcadia closed September 9, 2013 through February, 2014 for construction of grade crossing improvements, as part of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension light rail project in Arcadia. Also, to construct the parking structure and transit plaza adjacent to the crossing, Front Street between Santa Clara Street and Saint Joseph Street, will be permanently closing in September.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33608
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 5, 2013
Pages
p. 1, 23
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 5, 2013
Pages
p. 1, 23
Subjects
Light rail trains
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension
Transportation
Item ID
33803AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The proposed site for Arcadia's Gold Line station is just east of Santa Anita Avenue, at the First Avenue/Santa Clara intersection. City leaders want to separate the railroad tracks from the street.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper28351
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 19, 2004
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 19, 2004
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Gold Line --Pasadena to Montclair
Light rail trains
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension
Item ID
28548AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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All 14 at-grade rail crossings now complete for Foothill Gold Line, from Pasadena to Azusa. The at-grade crossing in Arcadia is at First Avenue and Santa Clara Street.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34011
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
October 30, 2014
Pages
p. 12
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
October 30, 2014
Pages
p. 12
Subjects
Light rail trains
Metro Gold Line-Foothill Extension
Railroads
Transportation
Item ID
34205AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Transit Plaza dedication ceremony held November 6, 2014. It is located at 99 Santa Clara Street, at First Avenue, where the Gold Line Station in Arcadia is being built. It will serve as a transportation hub and a gathering space for the community. Many VIPs attended (photos).

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34015
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 13, 2014
Pages
p. 7

Construction of 210 Freeway Gold Line bridge near Santa Anita Avenue in Arcadia, is nearing completion. Work should be complete in 3 months. Nighttime closures of the freeway will cause delays. The bridge will allow connection between Pasadena's Sierra Madre Villa Station and the future Arcadia Station. It is the first piece of the $735 million, 11.5 mile Pasadena-to-Azusa Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33157
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 17, 2012
Pages
p. A1, A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 17, 2012
Pages
p. A1, A4
Subjects
Bridges
Light rail trains
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension
Transportation
Item ID
33354AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Construction of the Gold Line Bridge in Arcadia, over the 210 Freeway, will cause eight more full overnight eastbound lane closures through March 17, between Rosemead Boulevard and Santa Anita Avenue.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper32850
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 6, 2012
Pages
p. A1, A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 6, 2012
Pages
p. A1, A4
Subjects
Bridges
Light Rail
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension
Trains
Transportation
Item ID
33047AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Alan Weeks, a retiree who rode the last Pacific Electric Red Car that went through this area in 1951, visits the Arcadia Gold Line Station at North First Avenue and Santa Clara Street.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34453
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 11, 2016
Pages
p. A1, A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 11, 2016
Pages
p. A1, A4
Subjects
Light rail trains
Metro Gold Line
Pacific Electric Red Car (electric trolley)
Railroads--History
Transportation
Weeks, Alan
Item ID
34645AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Gold Line plaza design chosen. Concept is "Town Square" for the transit plaza adjacent to the Gold Line Arcadia station and parking lot, to be built on the northwest corner of First Avenue, across Santa Clara Avenue.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33095
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
July 14, 2012
Pages
p. 6
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
July 14, 2012
Pages
p. 6
Subjects
Gold Line--Arcadia Station
Item ID
33292AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Take the Gold Line to see the ponies at Santa Anita Park. Santa Anita Park offering the Santa Anita Shuttle to run on all race days and will operate in addition to Arcadia Transit's Shuttle service. The Santa Anita Shuttle runs non-stop from Arcadia Station (First Avenue and Santa Clara Street) of the Gold Line, through July 10, closing day of the spring meet.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34509
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
March 10, 2016
Pages
p. 35
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
March 10, 2016
Pages
p. 35
Subjects
Metro Foothill Gold Line-Arcadia Station
Santa Anita Park-2011-2020
Item ID
34701AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Gold Line bridge construction work will cause up to 20 nights of complete closures on the 210 Freeway in the next two months. The freeway bridge is the first part of the $735 million, 11.5 mile Pasadena to Azusa Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper32828
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 9, 2012
Pages
p. A1, A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 9, 2012
Pages
p. A1, A4
Subjects
Bridges
Light rail trains
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension
Transportation
Item ID
33025AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Colorado Boulevard between Santa Anita Avenue and San Antonio Road will be closed for nearly 5 months to allow crews to build a bridge needed for Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension. The Colorado Boulevard bridge is one of three Gold Line bridges to be built on Arcadia streets. The stretch of Colorado Boulevard will be closed 24 hours/day, 7 days/week until April 30.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33336
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 9, 2013
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 9, 2013
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Bridges
Light rail trains
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension
Transportation
Item ID
33532AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Trainspotting in Arcadia. First tests of Gold Line light rail between Pasadena and Azusa start. Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension conducted the first of many clearance tests involving actual Metro Gold Line train from Sierra Madre Villa Station (in Pasadena) to Azusa. The train was a $4 million Ansaldo Breda P2250 with specialized gear to test clearances, wheel/rail interface, rail switches, and Overhead Catenary System.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34040
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
December 11, 2014
Pages
p. 1, 17
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
December 11, 2014
Pages
p. 1, 17
Subjects
Light rail trains
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension--Arcadia Station
Transportation
Item ID
34234AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Work continues on Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension project. Workers installed a 130-foot-high steel cage that will make up a portion of a rapid transit bridge spanning the eastbound 210 Freeway between Baldwin Avenue and Santa Anita Avenue. When complete, the 584-foot-long, $18.6 million Metro Gold Line bridge will be buttressed by columns designed to resemble Native American baskets. The bridge work is expected to be completed in the summer of 2012, while the entire 11.5-mile extension is due to be finished 2015. The bridge contractor is Skanska USA Civil. Construction of the rest of the line may be delayed due to problems with Monrovia's Redevelopment Agency.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper32527
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 15, 2011
Pages
p. A1, A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 15, 2011
Pages
p. A1, A4
Subjects
Bridges
Construction
Light rail trains
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension
Transportation
Item ID
32726AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The Gold Line turns two. Two years ago the Gold Line was extended, with a stop in Arcadia.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35114
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
March 15, 2018
Pages
p. 1, 6
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
March 15, 2018
Pages
p. 1, 6
Subjects
Light Rail
Metro Gold Line
Trains
Transportation
Item ID
35302AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The Arcadia city council endorsed the construction of the second phase of the Gold Line as a light rail transit system. Grade level of the major street crossings was discussed.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper30347
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 23, 2002
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 23, 2002
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Gold Line extension
Light Rail
Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
Transit
Item ID
30533AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Gold Line bridge across the 210 Freeway just west of Santa Anita Avenue is underway. There is a temporary support structure across the lanes which allows trucks under 15 feet tall to pass freely. When the structure is complete, the Gold Line Construction Authority says the height allowance will be 19 feet. The $18.6 million, 584-foot Gold Line Bridge, the first component of the 11.5 mile Pasadena to Azusa Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, started last summer and expected to be completed later this year.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper32841
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
February 23, 2012
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
February 23, 2012
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Bridges
Light rail trains
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension
Trains
Transportation
Item ID
33038AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Railroads-Light Rail (Metro Gold Line, L-Line, Blue Line, A-Line)

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Contents
Original name of the light rail was the Gold Line. Later, Gold Line was temporarily renamed L-Line and officially renamed A-Line aka Blue Line effective June 16, 2023. 1. Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, Winter 2011. A 2-sided information flyer including quick facts, project funding, constructio…
Contents
Original name of the light rail was the Gold Line. Later, Gold Line was temporarily renamed L-Line and officially renamed A-Line aka Blue Line effective June 16, 2023.
1. Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, Winter 2011. A 2-sided information flyer including quick facts, project funding, construction authority background that accompanied a model of the Metro Gold Line on display at the library starting in early 2011.
2. Metro Gold Line Extension information in a supplement called "Civic Leadership" in the Pasadena Star News, January 31, 2011. "Once the environmental process is completed in 2012, the project will be ready for funding at the local and federal levels. Metro has made funding the Foothill Extension from Azusa to Montclair a priority project for the agency.
3. Memo from Jason Kruckeberg, Asst. City Manager / Development Services Director and Phil Wray, Deputy Director of Development Services/City Engineer to Mayor and City Council re: Discussion of Gold Line Project Status-City's Commitments and Progress Review. August 16, 2011.
4. Artist renderings of future Arcadia Station and I-210 Gold Line Bridge (to resemble weaved baskets).
5. Introducing six new stations in five cities--Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale, Azusa-Alameda and Azusa-Citrus. Construction completion on track for 2015. Habib F. Balian, CEO of Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority is pictured. An award winning team of contractors and engineers include Skanska, Hill International, Jacobs, Patterson & Associates, Inc.
6. Staff report from Jason Kruckeberg to Mayor and City Council, April 3, 2012 re: report, discussion and direction regarding Gold Line parking structure and transit plaza, with drawings.
7. Three train bridges, station coming. Mountain Views News, p. 6, February 16, 2013.
8. Foothill Gold Line extension updates. Arcadia Weekly, p. 8, February 21, 2013. Updates on design work, demolition, station locations.
9. Santa Anita Bridge groundbreaking.Mountain Views News, p. 7, April 20, 2013.
10. Gold Line construction extends closure of Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena Star News, p. A3, May 4, 2013.
11. Gold Line bridge project to conclude on Colorado Boulevard. Nearly five months of construction ends, but heavy work to begin on Santa Anita Avenue. Pasadena Star News, p. A10. May 29, 2013.
12. Gold Line construction moving forward. First Avenue in Arcadia to open by the end of March. Arcadia Weekly, March 13, 2014.
13. Gold Line station art revealed, April 29, 2014. Retrieved from http://arcadiachamber.org on May 1, 2014.
14. Foothill Gold Line Pasadena to Azusa Update. Construction (bridges, at-grade crossings) continues on time and on budget for a September 2015 turn-over to Metro. Mountain Views News, Section B-p. 1, June 6, 2014.
15. Downtown Arcadia intersection at Huntington and Second will be closed for Gold Line construction, August 6, 2014. Retrieved from www.pasadenastarnews.com on August 11, 2014.
16. Chamber's key role in Gold Line station by Scott Hettrick, August 24, 2015. Retrieved from ArcadiaCAChamber.org on August 25, 2015.
17. Foothill Gold Line Newsletter. Third quarter 2014, with construction update and inserts about Arcadia Station (station artist Michael Davis) and Who Knew Building a Light Rail Track Could Be So Interesting?
18. A-C. 18A. City of Arcadia Holiday Tree Lighting and Dedication December 5, 2015 at Arcadia Transit Plaza. 18B. Arcadia Transit Plaza Dedication Ceremony November 6, 2014. 18C. Arcadia's Grand Opening Celebrationg. Gold Line is coming to Arcadia Saturday, March 5, 2016-Ribbon cutting and station celebration (2 copies).
19. Metro to offer free rides on new Gold Line extension March 5: community events planned at five stations. Arcadia Station at 201 N. First Avenue. Arcadia Weekly, February 25, 2016.
20. Gold Line extension unlikely to affect big traffic jams: history shows trains won't impact freeways. Pasadena Star News, March 2, 2016.
21.Two articles. Where the gold train takes you. Riding the new Gold Line Foothill Extension? Check out 21 activities, local attractions. Art at new Gold Line stations tells cities' stories. Pasadena Star News, March 1, 2016.
22. Opening Day of Metro Gold Line Arcadia Station marketing items: Metro Map & Pocket Guide; Metro Rider's Guide; Arcadia Shop dine stay enjoy coupon book; What is Tap? Instructional Coloring Book; Celebrate the grand opening March 5, 2016 flyer; Heads up watch for trains perforated train model of Kinkisharyo P3010.
23. The ABCs of the Gold Line. Arcadia Weekly, March 3, 2016.
24. All aboard! Metro's Gold Line comes a long way to connect Pasadena to Azusa on Saturday. Pasadena Weekly, March 3, 2016.
25. City of Arcadia celebrates opening of the Gold Line Extension. Arcadia Transit introduces new shuttle service in conjunction with Metro Gold Line opening. Mountain Views News, February 27, 2016.
26. Gold Line fuels nearby projects: extension generating money for area cities. Pasadena Star News, p. A1, A5, February 29, 2016.
27. Wheels: Go east young man: Gold Line opening ceremony prompts historic musings on the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe. Pasadena Weekly, p. 14, March 3, 2016. By Lauren Holland.
28. L Line (Gold) Metro Rail Schedule, Metro Rail Azusa-Union Station-East LA, effective April 9, 2023.
29. A-B. 29A. June 2023 map of all Metro rail lines, Metro busway routes, regional rail (Amtrak and Metrolink) and airport transportation (airport shuttle, LAX FlyAway and LAX shuttle). 29B. A Line Metro Rail schedule effective June 16, 2023 on two sheets. Includes map, connections and parking.
30. A-D. 30A. Meet the Line Letters - Nuevos Nombres. Folded map of Metro Rail & Busway. Shows all Metro Rail lines, Metro Busway routes, Regional rail (Amtrak and Metrolink) and airport transportation (airport shuttle, LAX FlyAway and LAX shuttle). Explanations in English and Spanish. Dated October 2022. 30B. Metro rail is growing! Brochure explaining changes in names, stations, and routes when Metro completes the Regional Connector Transit Project on June 16, 2023. Includes map. In English and Spanish. 30C. Meet the new lineup = Conozca nuestra neva alineacion. Folded map of Metro Rail and Busway routes. Shows all Metro Rail lines, Metro Busway routes, Regional rail (Amtrak and Metrolink) and airport transportation (airport shuttle, LAX FlyAway and LAX shuttle). Explanations In English and Spanish. Dated June 2023. 30D. Go Metro map & pocket guide. Folded map of Metro Rail & Busway. Shows all Metro Rail lines, Metro Busway routes, Regional rail (Amtrak and Metrolink) and airport transportation (airport shuttle, LAX FlyAway and LAX shuttle). Includes information on fares, hours, and important contacts. Dated August 2023.
Subjects
Railroads-Light Rail-Metro Gold Line
Railroads-Light Rail-L Line
Railroads-Light Rail-Blue Line
Railroads-Light Rail-A Line
Item ID
293AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Four day full closure of Huntington Drive and Second Avenue intersection in Arcadia begins Friday, August 8, for Gold Line Foothill Extension light rail construction.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33970
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
August 7, 2014
Pages
p. 1, 10
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
August 7, 2014
Pages
p. 1, 10
Subjects
Light Rail
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension
Railroads
Trains
Transportation
Item ID
34164AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Santa Anita Avenue's Gold Line Bridge was dedicated Tuesday, December 1. Bridge was built by taxpayers of Arcadia, funded by Measure A. The Gold Line Grade Separation Bond Citizen Oversight Committee was on hand for the event.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34394
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
December 3, 2015
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
December 3, 2015
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Metro Gold Line-Foothill Extension
Light rail trains
Railroads
Transportation
Item ID
34587AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Foothill Gold Line extension is complete. Metro anticipates starting service between Pasadena and Azusa in the spring. It cost $1 billion.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34315
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 24, 2015
Pages
p. A1, A7
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 24, 2015
Pages
p. A1, A7
Subjects
Metro Gold Line--Foothill Extension
Balian, Habib
Light rail trains
Railroads
Transportation
Item ID
34508AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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