People Mover to Inglewood's New NFL Stadium Proposed

The forthcoming people move to LAX could have company nearby, with a proposal for a people mover to the new NFL stadium in Inglewood.
July 21, 2018, 1pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Inglewood wants to build its own elevated transit system to ferry visitors to The Forum, the adjacent NFL stadium opening in 2020 and a potential Clippers arena," reports Jason Henry.

The people mover would connect to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Authority’s Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line, traveling 1.8 miles "along Market Street to Manchester Boulevard and then south on Prairie Avenue," according to Henry. Each of the destination venues would have a stop.

"The proposed people mover is estimated to cost more than $600 million to build and an additional $18 million to $20 million annually to operate, according to a report released by the city."

The city has identified an Enhanced Infrastructure Finance District as a potential funding mechanism for the project, which is has dubbed Envision Inglewood. The city will now commence a process of drafting an environmental impact report.

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Published on Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Daily Breeze
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