Category Metro Adventures

Labor Day Travels via Surfliner

I approached Labor Day weekend with no plans.  I have had a lot going on, so I was looking forward to being productive around the house and relaxing.  But then at the last minute, some friends invited me to Mexico for the weekend. My friends drove down on Friday while I was working.  Now how […]

Metro Bike Share Opens July 7th

Roll ’em out! In a highly anticipated launch, Metro will be rolling out its bike share service on July 7th with 65 stations scattered throughout DTLA. They system is easy to use.  Users can sign up and register their TAP cards here for the bike share system.  Tap the card against the dock to unlock […]

Instincts and Patience

Do you ever have one of those moments where your instincts are telling you not to do something, but you do it anyway? I catch the bus home from work on Hill St. in DTLA.  There are several buses that get me close to me house, so I’ll usually catch the first one that arrives.  […]

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 […]

Car-Free Living with an Injured Knee

Not a day would go by where I would wonder how I would get by if I experienced an injury or serious illness.  The thought would creep into my head as I would make the .7 mile walk to Figueroa St. to catch the 81 bus to work, and then walk another half mile up […]

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 […]