Ground-breaking on the new $19 million Wilshire YMCA will be held in 2010. It will be the first LEED-certified building in Wilshire Center / Koreatown. Councilmember LaBonge helped the project secure a $6 million grant from the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA/LA). Click here for more information about this project.
METRO has been meeting extensively with the public on plans for extending the existing subway westward.
Alternative plans - including one proposal submitted by Councilmember LaBonge - have been considered and added to the Draft EIR/EIS, currently under development. More information is available by clicking here.