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June Membership Meeting: LAX & Westside Transportation Updates

  • Holy Nativity Episcopal Church 6700 W 83rd St Los Angeles, CA 90045 (map)
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Planes, Trains & Automobiles:

LAX & Westside Transportation Updates Meeting

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
7:00 - 8:30pm
Doors Open at 6:30pm for snacks and beverages

Holy Nativity Episcopal Church
Community Room
6700 W 83rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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Special guest speakers will discuss the major ongoing transportation projects going on at LAX including the much anticipated Automated People Mover, and we will be joined by Councilman Mike Bonin's office who will update us on efforts to improve transportation across the Westside.

Event Speakers:

  • Stephanie Sampson
    Director of Communications,
    LAX Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP)

  • Anna Kozma
    Senior Community Liaison,
    LINXS (LAX Integrated Express Solutions)

  • Matt Tecle
    Field Deputy, Westchester, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista & Ladera
    Office of Councilmember Mike Bonin

Learn about these ongoing and future projects:

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LAX’s Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP)

Stephanie Sampson will present an overview and the latest on LAX’s Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP). The LAMP is designed to revolutionize the traveler experience by providing easy access to the airport and L.A. Metro’s regional transportation system— improving reliability and mobility, while reducing congestion and emissions.

The Automated People Mover (APM) is a 2.25-mile elevated guideway train system that will deliver passengers between LAX and new offsite parking, car rental and transit facilities. The APM is one component of the larger Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP).

The LAMP consists of five major components:

  • the APM

  • the Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) Facility

  • Intermodal Transportation Facility-West (ITF-West)

  • connection to Metro via the future Airport Metro Connector (AMC) Station

  • roadway improvements throughout the LAX area.


LAX Automated People Mover

Anna Kozma will present an overview and updates on the Automated People Mover project. The Automated People Mover (APM) System is a crucial part of the overall plan to improve the LAX experience. This APM system will feature the design and construction of:

An approximate 2.25-mile-long, elevated dual-lane guideway

  • A total of 6 stations:

  • 3 stations connecting new rental car, airport parking, and Metro facilities to the airline terminals

  • 3 stations in the Central Terminal Area providing fast and easy connections to 9 airline terminals with a pedestrian walkway system

  • New vertical circulation cores and pedestrian bridges

  • Demolition of buildings and parking structures

Once completed, the traveling public will enjoy a new APM system that operates up to nine trains simultaneously resulting in short wait times at each station (two to three minutes). Each train up to 175 feet long could consist of four cars each holding approximately 50 passengers and their luggage. Pedestrian access will be enhanced by moving walkways to the terminals and parking garages. All of this will be free for airport users, 24 hours a day.

CD 11 Transportation Updates: Westside Fast Forward

Matt Tecle will discuss a series of projects and alternatives to traffic gridlock with throughout CD11 and the Westside that Councilman Mike Bonin dubs "Westside Fast Forward." Some of these projects include:

Wilshire Subway Coming to the Westside

Metro broke ground in November 2015 on the first section of the long-awaited extension of the Purple Line subway to the Westside of Los Angeles. The full nine-mile project will bring fast, reliable mass transit to some of LA’s busiest destinations including Miracle Mile, Century City, Westwood, VA Hospital and Brentwood

Crenshaw Line Nearing Completion

The Metro Crenshaw/LAX Line will extend from the existing Metro Expo Line at Crenshaw and Exposition Boulevards. The Line will travel 8.5 miles to the Metro Green Line and will serve the cities of Los Angeles, Inglewood and El Segundo; and nearby unincorporated communities. Riders will be able to make easy connections within the entire Metro Rail system, municipal bus lines, and other regional transportation services.

New Commuter Express Service

LADOT Transit’s new Line 473B -- dubbed the Playa Vista Express --will provide direct service to your neighborhood and downtown LA during peak morning and evening commute times.


Metro Bike Share

Metro’s Bike Share program is expanding out from Venice into Mar Vista, Del Rey, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, and Palms. Initial stations were launched on March 3 for CicLAvia and additional stations will roll out in each neighborhood this spring and summer. This convenient service is perfect for short trips to neighborhood destinations. Once your TAP card is registered online, you can TAP to pick up a bike. Ride anywhere and drop off at a station in 30 minutes for just $1.75.

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