Pomona Gold Line Perspective by Bertha Mendoza, Angie Mejicanos, Helen Puga and Sherlin Orozco

Professor Brian Garcia's URP 2010L (Urban Design Theory for Planning Laboratory) partnered with LA Metro and the Foothill Extension Construction Authority for a demography study of the communities along the new planned Foothill Gold Line Extension. Under the $12.1 billion project, six stations will be built between Glendora and Montclair. Construction is slated for completion in 2025-26.

Students' final projects built on their demographic research midterm projects. Their proposed design interventions were based on their sites' strengths and weaknesses, including connections such as bridges, pedestrianization improvements, bicycle routes to better connect people to rail or they recommended affordable housing to place people next to rail and other strategies to enliven the station area. Read more