Below is a list of files, reports, and studies regarding the status and the benefits of the Los Angeles Streetcar. Click the title of each to download.
Federal environmental review document; public comment concluded on August 21, 2018
City Staff Report on Preliminary Engineering, Project Schedule, and New Independent Cost Estimate, June 2017
Updated Project Schedule and New Independent Cost Estimate
Certified by LA City Council, approving selection of 7th Street as Locally Preferred Alternative
A presentation to the downtown community providing an update on the project summary, recent progress, and outlook for the next few years.
Includes $200 million in funding for Downtown Los Angeles Streetcar.
Cost estimate produced by the streetcar project manager showing a total estimated project cost of $281.6 million in 2019 dollars.
Highlights economic benefits of the streetcar, including an increase in development valued at $1.6 billion, over 20,000 jobs (permanent and construction), and 4,500 new housing units above baseline production that wouldn’t have occurred without the streetcar. Link to technical appendix here.
City Council committed to fund streetcar operations for 30 years, at a total cost of $295 million ($5.9 million in opening year, escalating by 3% per year thereafter).
An analysis and report of route alternatives for the streetcar, including the recommended “Locally Preferred Alternative,” produced by Metro.
A study examining the feasibility of restoring streetcar service to downtown LA, produced by the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles.