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May 25, 2011Elbert Preston, Jr., PresidentWest Adams Neighborhood Council334-B E. 2
StreetLos Angeles, CA 90012David Winston, Chair Empowerment Congress West Area NDC3761 Stocker Street, Suite 108Los Angeles, CA 90008Damien Goodmon, Chair South Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Joint Committee on Rail Transit3761 Stocker Street, Suite 108Los Angeles, CA 90008
Synopsis of Findings for the Review of Documents Related to the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor, ParkMesa Heights AreaIntroduction:
As requested by South Los Angeles Neighborhood Councils Joint Committee on Rail Transit Southstar Engineering has reviewed documentation related to the planning and study for the Park Mesa Heights segment of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor to be constructed by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). ThePark Mesa Heights segment is defined as a portion of Crenshaw Boulevard between 48
Streets. Thefollowing are our findings from the document review.The documents reviewed are:
Crenshaw Transit Corridor Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Draft Environmental ImpactReport (DEIS/DEIR), September 2009.
Measure R Project Delivery Committee, July 15, 2010, staff memorandum, subject: Crenshaw/LAXTransit Corridor Project Park Mesa Heights Grade Separation Analysis.
Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor, Park Mesa Heights Grade Separation (PMHGS) Analysis, June 2010.
Correspondence to MTA from various agencies providing comment on the DEIS/DEIR.
According to the PMHGS Analysis report, the Local Preferred Alternative (LPA) currently being considered utilizesLight Rail Transit (LRT) along Alignment Alternative 5, described in the DEIS/DEIR as:“
Alignment Alternative 5
– Starts at Exposition Boulevard, runs south on Crenshaw Boulevard, and alongthe Harbor Subdivision to the Metro Green Line Aviation/LAX Station at Aviation Boulevard/Imperial Highway(Options A3, B, and C1). (8.5 miles)”