The Metro Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 extends the L Line (Gold) from its current end point at Atlantic Station to the east to connect more communities to the Metro Rail network.
Location: Gateway Cities
Phase: Environmental Review
Type: Better Transit
Forecasted Opening: 2035
Metro’s plan includes better transit to connect more people to more places with the Gold Line Eastside Extension Phase 2. The new line will follow Atlantic Boulevard to Citadel Outlets, ending at Lambert Road in Whittier. It will serve East LA, Commerce, Montebello, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs and Whittier.
This project is in environmental review. We are updating our Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) and anticipate releasing a Supplemental/Recirculated Draft EIS/EIR for public review in 2021.
This project is slated to begin construction in 2029 and open for service in 2035.