Metro’ Wilshire-Rodeo Station Work May Continue Through the Holidays

This Tuesday evening City Council will hear a request from Metro to allow construction (specifically station pilings) to continue throughout the holiday period, prior to Thanksgiving and extending through New Years Day. The issue is whether to require Metro to adhere to the schedule already formalized in a memorandum of understanding with the city, or to grant a waiver to allow that work to continue — and if so under what conditions. Will you be affected?

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Metro Comes to Town: Tenants Will Feel the Impacts Now and Forever

Residents near to the future Wilshire/Rodeo station will be negatively affected by station construction and street closures. Those who reside on the 100 block of Reeves will be most affected by the work. Both in the short term (inconvenience and annoyance) and in the longer term (redevelopment will wallop the block). Renters Alliance has proposed several mitigations and remedies that could help residents around the Wilshire/Rodeo station project.

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Wilshire-Rodeo Station Construction: Where is the Mitigation for Tenants?

Do you live in near the future Metro station at Wilshire and Reeves? If so you are likely to experience construction-related disruption AND displacement if you rent housing anywhere near the future Purple Line station. Here I propose mitigation compensation for tenants affected by construction and displacement for redevelopment.

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