Little Tokyo/Arts District Metro Station

In 2014, construction crews began work on one of the region’s most ambitious transportation projects, the $1.75 billion Regional Connector.

Meant to weave together three different rail lines to allow riders to ride from East Los Angeles to Santa Monica, or Long Beach to Azusa without switch trains, the massive 2.1-mile subway project beneath the streets of Downtown will see the construction of three new rail stations, one of which is the Little Tokyo/Arts District Station at First Street and Central Avenue.

Construction has been ongoing at the site for nearly five years, but soon, the community can expect to see a whole new round of work at the 1.2-acre site.

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