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METRO SPONSORED BUSINESS MITIGATION INFORMATION

 Business Interruption Fund

 

Metro’s Business Interruption Fund (BIF) provides financial assistance to small “mom and pop” businesses located along Phase 1 of the Purple Line Extension that are impacted by transit rail construction. 

Metro’s BIF is administered as a pilot program in partnership with the Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation (PCR). 

 

For more information click on the program links below:

 

 Eat, Shop, Play

 

Eat, Shop, Play is a campaign intended to bring focused attention on businesses impacted by construction of the Purple Line Extension Project.

Eat, Shop, Play makes it easy for you to Eat at local restaurants, Shop at local retail stores and Play at local destinations.  https://www.metro.net/riding/eatshopplay/ 

 

The goal of the marketing campaign is to make it easy for consumers to eat at local restaurants, shop at local stores and play at local destinations within the project areas.

Through the use of online tools, traditional media and promotional materials, Eat, Shop, Play makes a significant commitment to supporting businesses, during and after construction.  https://www.metro.net/riding/eatshopplay/ 

  Benefits for participating businesses
  • Personalized web space on a dedicated Eat, Shop, Play website through metro.net
  • Participation in exclusive VIP events
  • Eat, Shop, Play campaign promotions
  • Pole banners, bus shelters and billboards
  • Email notifications
  • Social media alerts (Facebook & Twitter)
  • Print, radio and online ads