Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Los Angeles) approves the Crenshaw/LAX transit project

On September 22, 2011, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority approved the Crenshaw/LAX transit project. The 8.5-mile light rail line will connect the Metro Green Line and Expo Line currently under construction at Crenshaw and Exposition Boulevards. The project has $1.715 billion in funding, and will serve the cities of Los Angeles, Inglewood, Hawthorne, and El Segundo, and portions of Los Angeles County. Tiffany Wright and Laura Harris assisted Metro with the environmental review for the project.