LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Blue Line is getting $39 million in state funding in order to renovate the Rosa Parks Metro Station.
State and local officials gathered at the Rosa Parks Metro Station on the eleven-thousand block of Willowbrook Ave this morning, to announce the grant to the public.READ MORE: Sigma Nu Fraternity At USC Suspends Member At Center Of Sexual Assault Allegations
The $39 million grant is provided under the California Climate Investments Program.READ MORE: Officer-Involved Shooting With Azusa Police Ends In Short Pursuit, Crash
The renovation is all a part of a statewide effort to improve mass transit while encouraging clean energy that reduces greenhouse gases.
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas was joined by state transportation officials among others at the announcement.MORE NEWS: Scherzer Scratched As Starter For NLCS Game 6
The grant will provide the Rosa Parks station with a new plaza, enhanced parking, a sheriff’s substation, and traffic signal enhancement along the Blue Line.