Vignes options too far away and exacerbates issues with mode shifts and transit connections
Vignes is a heavy bus route and might make construction and implementation difficult/disruptbus service
What’s happening with Patsaouras Plaza?
What is the nature of high speed rail security, if any?
Where are taxis going to be located?
Imperative to have better connections between Red/Purple and Gold lines
Remove parking from the front of the station and convert to open green space
Involve artist community
Showcase and preserve gardens
In general, more open and green space is needed
High speed rail “Above the Rail Yard” option will be visually displeasing to profile of historicstation
Consolidated ticketing for all operators
More and better maintained bathrooms at Union Station
Improved signage with international symbols
Seismology concerns with underground options
Concerns with underground options: people should be exposed to as much natural light and freshair as possible, given Los Angeles’ mild climate
Venting issues with underground options
Add a people mover in passageway to ease mobility for those with luggage or disabilities
Retail and Housing:
Include street vendors
Include a hotel on the property
Include housing, especially affordable housing