As expected — and in a replay of 2003, when the L.A. to Pasadena Gold Line opened — the line to board trains to East L.A. is more than an hour’s wait at Union Station. The line, in fact, snakes all the way into the parking garage. If you don’t [continue reading]
Metro officials are estimating that there have been 30,000 boardings on the Eastside Gold Line so far today. The number will be updated this evening.
As of 1:30 there’s no line at the Little Tokyo/Arts District station. The small festival in the parking lot next to the station is not exactly crowded.
You can also expect a line to board the Gold Line in both directions at Mariachi Plaza.
As expected, there is a monster line to board the train at Union Station. The wait for Pasadena trains is estimated at 20 minutes and it’s 45 minutes for trains to East L.A.
We’re out at the East L.A. Civic Center, where there’s a farmer’s market with food booths — there’s also going to be some performances later. The Eastside Gold Line train had a healthy crowd headed out from Union Station and folks were jumping on the train at every stop, but [continue reading]
I’m writing this on the Gold Line platform at Los Angeles Union Station. Here’s my advice: if you’re interested in riding the new Gold Line Eastside Extension for free today, get here now before lines grow long. And it sure looks like they’re going to grow long as the day [continue reading]
Metro dedicated the opening of its first rail line since 2003 on Saturday morning, as a long list of elected officials and invited guests celebrated the opening of the Eastside Gold Line Extension between Los Angeles Union Station and East Los Angeles. The Eastside hadn’t seen rail service since the [continue reading]