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Compton Launches TOD Specific Plan for Artesia Blue Line Station

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The City of Compton has launched a new specific plan for the area surrounding the Blue Line's Artesia Station, intended to guide land use around the busy transit hub.

Called Compton Hub City, the plan emphasizes the area's connection to the Blue Line, as well as its proximity to both the Artesia and Long Beach Freeways.

The effort, which is being guided by SOM, is intended to:

  • create a unified vision for development around Artesia Station;
  • develop a strategy to achieve a walkable mixed-use cultural district; and
  • leverage Compton's heritage to create a unique sense of place.

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