PHASE 2

 
 
Overview
 

 

Additional Information

Screening Process

Screening Report

Scoping Process

Scoping Information

Scoping Report

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

DEIR Process

Relevant Links

Meeting Archives

EIR|EIS Resources

Requests for Proposals

To inquire about Phase 2 of the Expo Line Project, please contact:

Gabriela G. Collins
Exposition Construction Authority
707 Wilshire Blvd, 34th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Ph: 213.922.3976
Fax: 213.243.5553
Email:
phase2@exporail.net

 

 

 


In early 2007, the Exposition Construction Authority began the Phase 2 study to extend Phase 1 of the Expo Line from the current planned terminus at Venice/Robertson in Culver City to Santa Monica. Several large-scale community meetings and dozens of additional key stakeholder meetings with neighborhood associations, chambers of commerce, elected officials, businesses, schools and universities have been held to discuss the alternatives that were studied and to obtain feedback from the public. The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) was released in January 2009, and the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) was completed in December 2009.

On February 4, 2010, the Exposition Construction Authority Board of Directors certified the FEIR under the California Environmental Quality Act. The FEIR represents the final environmental document regarding Expo Phase 2. As a result of the Board's approval, engineering and design work will commence and elements of construction may begin in late 2010.

Click on the link below to view the Notice of Determination:

Field Work Notices

070810: Field Investigations along the Exposition Right-of-Way

 

 
Final Environmental Impact Report

On December 18, 2009, the Exposition Construction Authority completed the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Expo Phase 2 Project, the proposed extension of the Expo Light Rail Line from Culver City to Santa Monica.

The FEIR examines the potential environmental impacts that may result from the project, evaluates alternatives to the project and identifies measures to mitigate the significant effects. The FEIR is comprised of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) with revisions, comments received during the public review period, and responses to the comments. Click on the link below to view the notice:

Notice of Completion and Availability of FEIR (296 KB)


FEIR Availability

The FEIR is available for public review online (scroll down to access the document) and at the locations listed below:

Location Address
Exposition Construction Authority Office 707 Wilshire Blvd, 34th Floor, Los Angeles 90017
Los Angeles Central Library 630 W. 5th St, Los Angeles 90071
Culver City Julian Dixon Library 4975 Overland Ave, Culver City 90230
West Los Angeles Regional Library 11360 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles 90025
Palms-Rancho Park Branch Library 2920 Overland Ave, Los Angeles 90064
Mar Vista Branch Library 12006 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles 90066
Robertson Branch Library 1719 S. Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles 90035
Santa Monica Main Library 601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica 90401

The FEIR is also available on DVD and may be purchased for $5.30 plus an additional postage charge for mailing. Please contact Wandra Hawthorne at 213-243-5500 if you are interested in purchasing a copy.


Expo Board Meeting Regarding Certification of FEIR

On Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 2:00 p.m., the Exposition Construction Authority’s Board of Directors will consider a recommendation to certify the FEIR.  This meeting will be held in the Board of Supervisor’s hearing room on the third floor of the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration located at 500 W. Temple Street, Los Angeles, 90012.  Please note that there will be a time limit per speaker.


FEIR Documents Online

To view the FEIR online, please click on the individual chapters or sections below:

FEIR Volume 1 - Chapters

Please Note: Appendices E, F and G are large files and will take some time to download
  Preface 25 KB
Executive Summary
660 KB
Chapter 1: Introduction 3.81 MB
Chapter 2: Project Alternatives 3.18 MB
Chapter 3: Environmental Analysis (click on individual sections below)
  60 KB
Section 2 - Transportation/Traffic 4.9 MB
Section 3 - Aesthetics 8.9 MB
Section 4 - Air Quality 1.2 MB
Section 5 - Global Climate Change 63 KB
Section 6 - Biological Resources 60 KB
Section 7 - Cultural Resources 2.2 MB
Section 8 - Geology, Soils and Seismicity 1.2 MB
Section 9 - Hazards and Hazardous Materials 940 KB
Section 10 - Hydrology and Water Quality 1 MB
Section 11 - Land Use and Planning 2 MB
Section 12 - Noise and Vibration 2.6 MB
Section 13 - Paleontological Resources 19 KB
Section 14 - Parks and Community Facilities 2 MB
Section 15 - Safety and Security 757 KB
Section 16 - Socioeconomics 47 KB
Section 17 - Energy Resources 37 KB
Section 18 - CEQA Impact Summary Table 168 KB
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Chapter 6: Financial Considerations 51 KB
Chapter 7: Comparison of Alternatives 69 KB
Chapter 8: Community Participation 186 KB
 
FEIR Volume 1 - Appendices

Please Note: Appendices F and G are large files and will take some time to download
  Appendix A: Distribution List 23 KB
Appendix B: Bibliography 76 KB
Appendix C: List of Preparers 47 KB
Appendix D: Acronyms, Abbreviations and Definitions 53 KB
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Appendix F: Station Plans and Maintenance Facility (1 of 3) 2.19 MB
Appendix F: Station Plans and Maintenance Facility (2 of 3) 7.20 MB
Appendix F: Station Plans and Maintenance Facility (3 of 3) 8.92 MB
Appendix G: Real Estate Maps (1 of 3) 15.7 MB
Appendix G: Real Estate Maps (2 of 3) 10.1 MB
Appendix G: Real Estate Maps (3 of 3) 11.8 MB
Appendix H: Proposed LRT Alternatives 93 KB
 
FEIR Volume II - Comments and Responses

Please click on the link below to access the comments received during the public review period on the DEIR, and responses to the comments. This is a very large file and will take some time to download.
   
 
FEIR Technical Background Reports

Please Note: The Historical Resources, Noise and Vibration, and Transportation/Traffic Reports are large files and will take some time to download
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