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Crenshaw/LAX worker is First Lady’s special guest

When LeDaya Epps imagines the completed 8.5-mile Crenshaw/LAX rail line, she will be able to brag to her three children that she helped build it. As one of the few women on the project, Epps is also especially proud that she was born and raised in Compton, a city that will benefit greatly from the […]


Crenshaw Businesses Get Support

While construction along the Crenshaw corridor has created challenging circumstances for some small business owners, many also are taking advantage of the opportunities the new Crenshaw-to-LAX rail line will bring. More than 40 businesses currently impacted by the construction learned this week how to tap into novel programs that will support and promote them during […]


Crenshaw Closures Continue

A three-block segment of Crenshaw Boulevard is now closed until November 24. “Be sure to plan ahead to avoid traffic delays,” said Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. Crenshaw is now closed between Exposition Boulevard and Coliseum Street and re-opening at 6am on November 24 just in time for Thanksgiving and the extended “Black Friday” shopping weekend. The Boulevard will […]


Metro Moves Forward to Help Small Businesses During Crenshaw Construction

In an unprecedented move forward, the Metro Board of Directors recently awarded a two year contract to help small businesses impacted by Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project construction. “Rail construction is always challenging and it’s particularly difficult for nearby businesses,” said Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. “That’s why we are committed to standing with these merchants during the whole […]


Eat, Shop, Play Crenshaw Campaign Launches

Metro and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas launched the Eat, Shop and Play Crenshaw campaign recently at the 9th annual Taste of Soul festival to support businesses impacted by the construction of the Crenshaw/LAX rail line. Approximately 40 businesses, ranging from hair salons to restaurants to furniture stores, participated by showing their goods at booths […]