Inglewood’s $1B people mover project gets $95.2M boost
California – The California State Transportation Agency awarded the city of Inglewood a $95.2 million grant to put toward construction of the city’s $1.02 billion automated people mover and three stations.
Rendering of Inglewood automated people mover
The Inglewood Transit Connector is designed to transport passengers from the LA Metro Crenshaw/LAX Line’s Downtown Inglewood Station to new housing and employment centers and entertainment districts that include professional sports stadiums and facilities.
Up to 11 four-car trains will be able to operate on the system during peak demand.
Nearly 1,000 housing units planned as part of the city’s Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plans that feature a significant number of affordable housing units.
In the next decade, the city will host the Super Bowl in 2022, the 2026 FIFA World Cup, and the 2028 Summer Olympic Games.
The grant is part of $500 million the state agency awarded to 17 recipients through its Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program for transit and rail projects.