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]
Metro CEO Art Leahy sent an email to staff earlier this afternoon. Here’s the text of the email: CPUC Grants Safety Certification for the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension Metro received a letter from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) granting us a Safety Certification for the Metro Gold Line [continue reading]
Como integrante del equipo de prensa de Metro, José Ubaldo ha estado trabajando en el proyecto de la extensión de la Línea de Oro del Metro por varios años. Con la línea finalmente inaugurada este fin de semana, aquí hay algunas observaciones de José acerca de la línea. La traducción [continue reading]
A few of the headlines hoovered up by the Metro library that caught my eye this morning: The Wilson Quarterly has a good article about bullet trains and the lack of them in the United States. An excerpt: This gap only widens in the rest of Amtrak’s 22,000-mile nationwide network. [continue reading]
We posted photos the other day of the new Indiana Station and the Little Tokyo/Arts District Station on the Gold Line Eastside Extension, which opens to the public on Sunday. Gary Leonard, staff photographer for the Downtown News, shot the stations for Metro. Now, we’re on to the Atlantic Station, [continue reading]