Category Events Around Town

Photos: Opening Day of Metro Bike Share

Metro rolled out its bike share service today, and DTLA got rolling!  Check out some pictures of the new Metro bikes.  They look great and are functionally designed. Have you taken a ride yet on one of the new Metro Bike Share bikes?  Tell us about it! All photos by Christian Meola   Advertisements

Opening Weekend of the Expo Line Extension

The Expo Line extension opened this weekend, after years of anticipation.  Los Angeles finally has a rail line connecting downtown all the way to the beach for the first time in 63 years! Not only will the Expo line help weekday commuters avoid the chaotic 10 freeway, but it now allows SoCal residents to expand […]

Expo Line Extension Opening Weekend

The day is finally upon us!  The Expo Line extension will open May 20th , finally bringing rail service from downtown to the beach. To celebrate, Metro is providing free rides on the Expo line beginning at noon on Friday, and all day on Saturday.  There will be community events at the new stations from […]

Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project is ‘Halfway There’–Let’s Celebrate!

Metro thanks the communities along the 8.5 mile LAX/Transit Project Alignment on Saturday, May 7th with their ‘Halfway There’ event. The festival takes place at Leimert Park from 10-4pm, and will feature performances by local musicians, kids zone, food vendors, archeology discoveries, and more.  A formal program will begin at 10:30, and will feature several […]

Free Rides and Station Celebrations as Part of the Expo Line Extension Grand Opening

The highly awaited Expo Line extension to Downtown Santa Monica will open on May 20th, and Metro wants riders to celebrate the occasion. Metro will provide free rides on the Expo line beginning at noon on opening day and will continue until the close of service.  Don’t worry if you aren’t able to get a […]

Metro Honors Kobe Bryant’s Last Game with the Lakers

Metro paid tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant’s last game by changing the name of the Pico station, which services the Staples Center, to the Kobe station.  I visited the station yesterday to see Metro’s nod to the athlete, whose career with the Lakers spanned two decades. By the time I stopped by, at least […]

Pre-Revenue Train Service Begins on Expo Line Phase 2

If you saw an Expo Line train going to Santa Monica this morning, it wasn’t a case of the Monday’s tricking your head. Today Metro began its pre-revenue train service on Expo Line Phase 2 in preparation for its May 20th grand opening.  Trains will be going from Culver City to Santa Monica every 12-20 […]