Our 40-year dream is fast becoming a reality! Continuation of the Gold Line light rail system through Monrovia is progressing daily. In 2009 when you elected me to be your Mayor I committed myself to diligently working to bring the Gold Line to Monrovia and now it is here! I am proud to have encouraged and lead the way for Monrovia to be the host of the Maintenance and Operations Campus, the catalyst that finally got the construction started – and the proceeds from that sale of land, along with about $24 million more in additional grants, are being used to upgrade the entire area.
The benefits to Monrovia from this project are immense; public improvements now underway, and our partnership with Samuelson & Fetter that will bring a beautiful apartment complex to Station Square, are just the beginning of our long-sought enhancement of the southern part of our town.
We are forever grateful for our business and development partners who have stuck by us even as our best development tool, Redevelopment, was stripped away by the State. To learn more about the Gold Line and Station Square: http://www.cityofmonrovia.org/stationsquare/page/about-project.