Reminder: Metro Rail and Orange Line run all night tonight; extra service added on Gold Line for Tournament of Roses

In case you missed it earlier in the week and don’t feel like driving tonight, Metro is running its trains and the Orange Line busway all evening.

Metro has also bulked up Gold Line service to Pasadena for the Tournament of Roses parade and the Rose Bowl game tomorrow afternoon. If you’re visiting the area to root for TCU or Wisconsin, The Source is very pleased to see some fresh football faces in the BCS Bowl series! More info here.

Here are all the details:

•On New Year’s Eve, all Metro Rail and Bus Lines will operate on regular weekday schedules.

•Metro Rail & Orange Line will operate ALL NIGHT into Jan 1st. This is in addition to bus lines which normally operate late night owl service.

•Metro is FREE to ride from 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31, until 2 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 1.

•The Long Beach Transit Mall will be closed from 7 p.m. on Dec. 31 through 3 a.m. on Jan 1 due to a special event. As a result, Blue Line will operate modified service during this time.

•On Saturday, Jan. 1, bus lines will follow the Sunday/holiday schedule. All bus lines will operate EXCEPT Lines 126, 127, 128, 154, 155, 175, 176, 177, 202, 209, 211, 220, 237, 239, 242, 243, 244, 254, 258, 270, 290, 439, 442, 450X, 489, 577X, 607, 620, 625, 634, 645, 685, 705, 710, 728, 730, 734, 740, 741, 750, 751, 762, 770, 780, 902.

•Extra rail capacity will be provided for travel to/from Pasadena’s Tournament of Roses parade and the Rose Bowl game between Wisconsin and TCU.

•Patrons may consider purchasing a Metro Day Pass for $6.00 ($1.80 Seniors 62+ or Disabled), valid for unlimited travel on the day of purchase through 3 a.m. the following morning. Day passes may be purchased aboard buses (TAP Card required) or at any Metro Rail station or Orange Line station. Zone charges may apply on some lines.

And, of course, Metro wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday weekend!

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