Chocoholics are going to love the La Cienega Station once the Expo Line opens. Just imagine standing on the elevated platform, gazing out at the Hollywood sign in the distance, when the wind picks up…and suddenly the smell of chocolate, cream and warm sugar fill the air. Just as you’re [continue reading]
For those living in Orange County, Metrolink is providing an easy way to travel to the Golden Dragon Parade in Chinatown. The first 100 people to arrive at the Irvine Station at 8 a.m. on January 28 will get a free roundtrip Metrolink ticket to Union Station. From there, it’s [continue reading]
A recent campaign by Tokyo Metro shows the wonder of traveling underground.
Feeling some post-holiday blues? Don’t worry – with the new year finally underway, there are plenty of things to look forward to in 2012. Let Metro take you to these destinations and save yourself some money as part of the agency’s Destination Discounts program. For those of you who want [continue reading]
After four long years, the westbound side of the First Street Viaduct reopened to traffic this week. The bridge was closed in order to build the Metro Gold Line extension to East Los Angeles. The First Street Viaduct is the second oldest of the classic Los Angeles River bridges designed [continue reading]
Sick of traffic? Done with smog? Well, you’re not the only one. This past Saturday, GOOD Attacks! took place right in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, and this intrepid Metro-ette was there right in the middle of the action. The gathering is the first in a series of events [continue reading]
A few readers have recently asked for more posts about transit in Asia, the home to some of the planet’s most used and advanced systems. With that in mind, I wanted to share my experience with the Taipei Metro, also known as the MRT. I was raised in the ‘burbs [continue reading]