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]
Yesterday The Source crew joined the elected officials, dignitaries, invited guests and the media to the official dedication ceremony for the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension. Crowds gathered at the Union Station Gold Line platform for a prompt departure to the East L.A. Civic Center at 9:00 a.m. Two year [continue reading]
All week I’ve been scouring Yelp! for the best restaurants along the new Gold Line Eastside Extension. The goal was not to make an exhaustive list of every restaurant, but to present those that Yelp reviewers seemed to enjoy the most. My method for deciding what made the cut necessarily [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]
I wanted to call your attention to a very lengthy post put up at LA.Streetsblog late this afternoon. Damien Newton, the editor of the site, went on a bike ride along the Eastside Gold Line Extension today with five other cyclists to study safety issues concerning the line. Overall, Newton [continue reading]