Chris Campbell: Beverly Hills must stop fighting expansion of Purple Line to Westside

Beverly Hills recently lost an appeal to stop the Purple Line subway route from running underneath Beverly Hills High School. (Creative Commons photo by Glenn Francis via Wikimedia Commons)

Beverly Hills recently lost an appeal to stop the Purple Line subway route from running underneath Beverly Hills High School. (Creative Commons photo by Glenn Francis via Wikimedia Commons)

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Beverly Hills has sent a clear message to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority about its proposed Purple Line subway extension route running under the city. Quite literally, “It’s our way or the highway.” The extension, which could be completed by 2024 if a voters approve a 0.5 percent sales tax in November, will finally connect UCLA to Los Angeles’ burgeoning rail system.




(Shelby Chan/Daily Bruin)
(Shelby Chan/Daily Bruin)

(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin)
(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin)




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