Riverside – La Sierra is a train station served by Metrolink commuter rail in the La Sierra South neighborhood of Riverside, California, United States. It is the second-largest station served by Metrolink, after Union Station. La Sierra University is located a few miles from the station.
The station is owned by the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC).
Riverside – La Sierra opened in 1995 along with the opening of the Inland Empire–Orange County (IEOC) Line.
In 2002, Riverside Public Utilities began building a solar covered carport at the station. The carport was completed in 2003.
Two Metrolink lines serve Riverside – La Sierra: the IEOC Line, which runs daily, and the 91 Line, which runs Monday through Friday.
Riverside Transit Agency Route 15 stops at the station, as does Orange County Transportation Authority Route 794.
Platforms and tracks
RCTC is planning to enlarge the station parking lot and build improved bus facilities at the station. In 2010, Caltrans granted funds to increase parking capacity at the station.
A transit-oriented development is in the planning stages.
- ^ a b c d e f "Metrolink Stations". Riverside County Transportation Commission. Retrieved 2010-02-06.
- ^ a b c d e "Riverside-La Sierra". Southern California Regional Rail Authority. Retrieved 2010-02-06.
- ^ a b c d "Transit Connections at Riverside La Sierra Station" (PDF). Metrolink. Retrieved 2010-02-06.
- ^ a b "Route 794" (PDF download). Orange County Transportation Authority. 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-06.
- ^ a b c "Approval of Release of Statement of Qualifications/Request for Proposal for the Joint Development of the Riverside-Downtown Station" (PDF). Riverside County Transportation Commission. 2006-04-12. pp. 1, 2. Retrieved 2010-02-06.
- ^ a b c "Train Station Concepts (Los Angeles-Indio Corridor)". A Better Inland Empire. San Fernando, California: The Transit Coalition. Retrieved 2010-02-06.
- ^ Reyes, David (2008-07-05). "Metrolink growth strains station parking capacity". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-02-06.
Number of daily arriving and departing passengers at busiest stations*[...]Riverside-La Sierra: 1,392
- ^ "La Sierra South Neighborhood". Riverside, California: City of Riverside, California. Retrieved 2010-02-06.
- ^ a b c "La Sierra Metrolink Station Carport". Riverside, California: City of Riverside, California. Retrieved 2010-02-06.
- ^ "Directions to the La Sierra University Library". Riverside, California: La Sierra University. Retrieved 2010-03-27.
The La Sierra-Riverside Metrolink train station is about two miles from the campus.
- ^ a b "Days of Operation". Southern California Regional Rail Authority. Retrieved 2010-04-15.
- ^ "Amendment with Engineering Resources of Southern California for Design of the La Sierra Station Parking Lot Expansion" (PDF). Riverside County Transportation Commission. 2009-04-08. p. 1. Retrieved 2010-02-06.
The proposal is to expand the station parking facility and add approximately 500 parking spaces. In addition, a new street entrance will be provided along Indiana Avenue and the facility will have dedicated bus stops and passenger loading area.
- ^ Begley, Dug (13 May 2010). "Inland receives its share of state transit bond money". The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California: Press-Enterprise Company). Retrieved 2010-05-17.
Other awards include $870,637 to add parking spaces at the La Sierra Metrolink station
- ^ "Agreement with BRE Properties for Transit Oriented Development at the La Sierra Metrolink Station" (PDF). Riverside County Transportation Commission. 2007-09-12. pp. 1–2. Retrieved 2010-02-06.
The TOD [transit-oriented development] project at the La Sierra Station proposed by BRE Properties...