Limited number of commemorative Obama Boulevard TAP cards now available at Metro Customer Centers

Rodeo Road was renamed Obama Boulevard this past Saturday in honor of our 44th president. A limited number of TAP cards were created to commemorate the event, and they will be available for purchase at any of Metro’s Customer Centers beginning today. Get one while supplies last! TAP cards cost $2 each and are reusable. TAP cards are also accepted on 25 transit systems across L.A. County.

Metro Customer Centers

  • Union Station East Portal
  • Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Center
  • East Los Angeles Center
  • Wilshire/Vermont Center

7 replies

  1. Crenshaw Blvd is a hot mess the construction its hearting all of the black business on the Blvd..

  2. What is the status of Patsaouras Plaza Busway station? Multi million dollars spent but work stopped?! it has been delaye for years!

    • Hi AL;

      Construction was halted in late April 2018 due to several archeological and human remains being found. Metro is trying to resume work this month and, if so, completion is targeted at May 2020. There is a staff report on the project set to go to the Board this month — agendas are set to be posted late Friday afternoon for the Metro Board Committees. This one would be for the Construction Committee and the report would be posted here:

      Steve Hymon
      Editor, The Source

      • Thanks for updates. wow. a year stopped just because some dead bodies were found.

  3. 150 billion in cash to a known terrorist enemy state of the U.S. Sounds like a perfect gift for a president that basically didn’t accomplish anything positive…