Westwood/UCLA
D Line 
Westwood/UCLA station under construction in August 2023
General information
LocationWilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California
Coordinates34°03′31″N 118°26′40″W / 34.05861°N 118.44444°W / 34.05861; -118.44444
Owned byLos Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Construction
AccessibleYes
Other information
StatusUnder construction
History
Opening2027; 3 years' time (2027)
Future services
Preceding station Metro Rail Following station
Westwood/VA Hospital
Terminus
D Line Century City/Constellation
Location
Map

Westwood/UCLA station is an under construction, underground rapid transit (known locally as a subway) station on the D Line of the Los Angeles Metro Rail system.[1] The station will be located under Wilshire Boulevard between Veteran Avenue and Westwood Boulevard, with the main station entrance to the west of Gayley Avenue. Other entrances will be located on the north and south sides of Wilshire Boulevard and the west side of Westwood Boulevard.[2]

The station is currently under construction, part of Phase 3 of the D Line Extension project, with contractors hired in 2019.[3] The station is slated to open along with Westwood/VA Hospital station in 2027.[4] Five of the six alternatives of the Sepulveda Transit Corridor are planned to connect to the D Line at this station.

Attractions

Nearby destinations include the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the neighborhood of Westwood.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Purple Line Extension". www.metro.net. Archived from the original on September 29, 2019. Retrieved February 29, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Purple Line Extension Transit Project Section 3 - Fact Sheet – Station Locations" (PDF). Metro Los Angeles. Winter 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on February 29, 2020. Retrieved February 29, 2020.
  3. ^ "Metro hires a contractor to build the Purple Line subway to West L.A." Los Angeles Times. May 23, 2019. Archived from the original on December 26, 2019. Retrieved February 29, 2020.
  4. ^ @numble (November 27, 2023). "October 2023 status report for LA Metro's D Line Extension Section 3. 50.85% as of 10/27/23, +0.5% since 9/29/23" (Tweet). Retrieved November 28, 2023 – via Twitter.