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Shuttle buses to Dodger Stadium make it easy to take Metro Rail to the ball game
Rail's Union Station, Chinatown Station to be Served
Taking Metro Rail to the ball game will be easy and convenient this year with the recent announcement that the Los Angeles Dodgers will be offering bus shuttles from Union Station in downtown Los Angeles and from the Metro Gold Line Chinatown Station to selected Dodger baseball games this season.
Baseball bound patrons using
the Metro Rail system can access the new Dodger Roundtripper Station to Stadium
Shuttle by simply taking Metro Rail to Union Station or the Chinatown Station.
The shuttles, provided by the Dodgers and operated by First Transit, will operate on April 2 for the Dodger's exhibition game against the Angels, on Opening Day April 5 and every Friday that the Dodgers have a scheduled home game.
Patrons can board the shuttle
at Union Station's Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The shuttle will travel west,
taking Elysian Park through Gate A and dropping fans off at a specially
designated stop in lot 13 of Dodger Stadium. Cost for the round trip is $2.
Patrons using the Metro Gold Line can also catch a Dodger Shuttle Bus from the
Chinatown Station. Metro passes are not accepted on the shuttle.
Buses will leave Union
Station every 15 minutes or less from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Buses leaving the
Metro Gold Line Chinatown Station will leave every 30 minutes. Return service
from Dodger Stadium will begin no later than the top of the 8th
inning. The last bus will leave 30 minutes after the last out, but no later than
The Metro Rail system spans
nearly 73.1 miles linking Long Beach, Norwalk, El Segundo, North Hollywood,
Universal City, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Highland Park, Pasadena and all MTA
operates the 17.4-mile Metro Red Line subway, the 22-mile Los Angeles to Long
Beach Metro Blue Line, the 20-mile Norwalk to El Segundo Metro Green Line, and
the 13.4-mile Metro Gold Line from Pasadena to Los Angeles as well as Metro
For information on the Dodger
Roundtripper Station to Stadium Shuttle call 323-244-1-HIT. For specific Metro
route and schedule information call 1-800-C-O-M-M-U-T-E or visit Metro's web
site at .
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