The Los Angeles Streetcar had a busy 2016, with our environmental review, preliminary engineering, and Measure M vote all getting wrapped up and the team preparing next steps in 2017. Below is an outline of our schedule to deliver streetcar service to downtown Los Angeles by 2020.


August 2016: Public-private partnership (P3) financial analysis completed for City by Ernst & Young

November 2016: Final environmental impact report certified by City Council

November 2016: LA Streetcar secures $200 million in funding from Measure M, approved with 71% of the vote

Winter 2016 / 2017: Preliminary engineering (30% design) completed, finalizing updated cost estimate

2018: City Applies to FTA and Metro For Capital Funding

2019: Finalize Streetcar Financial Plan; Begin Final Design and Procurement

ASAP: Construction of the Streetcar Begins