The Monorail Society

Project Tracker

The Monorail Society cares about all mass transit projects - be they monorail or not. We are all in this together! We share interest in any project taking cities away from fossil-fuels and toward efficient, electrical, fixed-guideway mass-transit. Here we track some of the larger mass-transit projects around the US.

Location Name Description Type Status Start Expected Completion
Los Angeles Crenshaw/LAX Extension Extend from E Line (Expo) at Expo/Crenshaw Station and merge with C Line (Green) at Aviation/LAX Station, connecting the Crenshaw Corridor, Inglewood and El Segundo. Eight stations will be added. Light rail UNDER CONSTRUCTION 2014 Fall 2022
Los Angeles Purple (D Line) Extension Adding seven stations and a connection between downtown and the Westside - the region’s second-largest job center. Subway UNDER CONSTRUCTION 2019 2027
Los Angeles Airport Metro Connector Includes a light rail station, bus plaza, bicycle parking, customer service center, passenger pick-up and drop-off area, and direct connection to the future LAX Automated People Mover (APM). Subway and light rail UNDER CONSTRUCTION 2021? 2024
San Francisco Central Subway Project Extend the Metro T Third Line to downtown - through SoMa, Union Square and Chinatown. Subway UNDER CONSTRUCTION 2011 Fall 2022
San Francisco Salesforce Transit Center Regional transit hub connecting the bus services, Amtrak train service, High Speed Rail, etc. Amtrak, High Speed Rail, Bus UNDER CONSTRUCTION 2018 2025
Seattle Downtown Redmond Link Extension Adds two stations in southeast Redmond, serving Marymoor Village, and in the downtown residential and retail core. Light rail UNDER CONSTRUCTION 2019 2024
Seattle East Link Extension Fourteen mile extension, adding 10 stations from the International District to Judkins Park, to Mercer Island and South Bellevue, through downtown Bellevue and the Bel-Red area to Redmond Technology Station Light rail UNDER CONSTRUCTION 2015 2023
Seattle Federal Way Link Extension 7.8-mile extension from SeaTac to the Federal Way Transit Center. Adding three stations in Kent/Des Moines near Highline College, South 272nd Street and the Federal Way Transit Center. Light rail UNDER CONSTRUCTION 2020 2024
Seattle Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension Extending the Tacoma Link 2.4 miles, and adding six stations. Connecting to the Stadium District, Wright Park and major medical facilities before reaching the new Hilltop neighborhood terminus. Light rail UNDER CONSTRUCTION 2018 2023
Seattle Lynnwood Link Extension 8.5 mile extention from Northgate into Snohomish County, adding four stations, Shoreline South/148th, Shoreline North/185th, Mountlake Terrace and Lynnwood City Center. Provides service between south Snohomish County and the University of Washington, downtown Seattle, the Eastside, Sea-Tac Airport and more. Light rail UNDER CONSTRUCTION 2019 2024
Boston Green Line Extension (GLX) Extend the northern end of the Green Line from Lechmere to Union Square in Somerville and College Avenue in Medford. Adds six stations. Light rail UNDER CONSTRUCTION 2017 Summer 2022