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NEW EL MONTE STATION NOW OPEN
The new El Monte Station opened to the public on Sunday, October 14. The area that had been used as a Temporary Bus Terminal during construction has been converted to an additional parking lot for the station.
The station features a new transit store, where Metro and Foothill Transit fare media can be purchased, a store to purchase transponders for the Metro ExpressLanes pilot project on the I-110 and I-10 freeways (I-110 ExpressLanes open now, I-10 ExpressLanes opening February 23, 2013). A sculpture by renowned artist Donald Lipski is incorporated in the new El Monte Station as part of Metro’s public art program. “Time Piece” features three functional clocks suspended from a sweeping stainless steel arch using a web of thin stainless steel cables.
Metro Bike Hub
Opening early this year, the El Monte Station will feature a brand new secure bicycle parking room to better serve multi-modal travelers. The Metro Bike Hub will open with parking for 60 bikes, a bike repair stand and bike pump, as well as controlled access and 24-hour security cameras. Users will need to register and pay a small fee to access the area – similar to Metro’s bicycle locker program. Located in the south building near the station entrance, the new Metro Bike Hub is expected to open toward the end of the year and is the first of several similar facilities planned.
Tuesday February 19, 2013
Silver 2 Silver Service
Riding the Metro Silver Line or Foothill Transit Silver Streak between El Monte Station and Downtown LA is easier than ever before. That’s because Metro and Foothill Transit have teamed up to offer a new and convenient combined “Silver 2 Silver” service.
Metro 30-Day, 7-Day or Day Passes and Foothill Transit 31-Day Passes are now accepted on Metro or Foothill buses, and riders paying cash pay the same fare no matter which bus they take. Riders can just board the first bus to arrive - Silver Line or Silver Streak - show their fare media from either Metro or Foothill Transit on either line, and be on their way.
|Silver 2 Silver Fares: Because the Silver Line and Silver Streak run primarily on freeways, special fares apply, as shown below:||Metro Silver Line||Foothill Transit Silver Streak|
|Senior/Disabled/Medicare Cash Fare||$1.15 Peak $0.85 Off-Peak||$1.15 All Day|
|30/31 Day or EZ transit pass Honored as Cash Fare|
|Metro Day Pass||Honored as Cash Fare||Honored as Cash Fare|
|Metro 7-Day Pass||$0.95 Additional||$0.95 Additional|
|Metro 30-Day Pass||$0.95 Additional||$0.95 Additional|
|Metro 30-Day Pass + 1 zone||$0.25 Additional||$0.25 Additional|
|Metro 30-Day Pass + 2 zones||Honored as Cash Fare||Honored as Cash Fare|
|Foothill Transit Silver Streak 31 -Day Pass||Honored as Cash Fare||Honored as Cash Fare|
|Foothill Transit 31 -Day Local Pass||$1.20 Additional||$1.20 Additional|
|EZ transit pass||$0.95 Additional||$0.95 Additional|
|EZ transit pass + 1 zone||$0.25 Additional||$0.25 Additional|
|EZ transit pass + 2 zones||Honored as Cash Fare||Honored as Cash Fare|
|Zone 3 sticker required outside Silver 2 Silver zone|
Monday October 15, 2012
|Start Date||Notice Brief||More Info|
Area: El Monte Station on Santa Anita Av
To address the impact on parking during construction phasing of the new El Monte Station, Metro is working with the City of El Monte to identify and secure additional customer parking as soon as feasible. We will update our customers when plans for additional parking have been identified. Thank you for your patience as we work to construct a new and improved El Monte Station.
Monday October 15, 2012
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