The Abilities Expo began today in the West Hall of the L.A. Convention Center and will run until Sunday, March 17. Metro is participating with an information booth, and Americans Disability Act (ADA) Ambassador bus operators are on hand to answer questions. There are also wheelchair experts ready to attach straps and pre-mark wheelchairs for bus securement, all free of charge.
All of Metro’s buses and trains are ADA accessible and Metro currently boards over 67,000 wheelchair passengers per month. Metro offers reduced fares to passengers with disabilities. Riders with current Access Service ID cards may ride Metro Bus and Rail at no cost.
The Abilities Expo is open today until 5 p.m. Hours on Saturday are 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and on Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The expo is free to the public. Metro ambassadors will be at the Blue/Expo Line Pico Station to help direct people towards the convention center. The Silver Line also stops in front of the convention center at Figueroa/Pico. Check Trip Planner for more routes and connections.
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