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The Metro Expo Line connects the Westside by rail to Downtown LA, Hollywood, the South Bay, Long Beach, Pasadena and dozens of points in between. With 10 new stations serving USC, Expo Park, and diverse LA neighborhoods such as Culver City, the Crenshaw District and Downtown LA, the Metro Rail system will expand to 80 stations and over 87 miles of rail to destinations across LA County.

Metro Expo Line features include:

  • 8.6 miles long
  • Directly connects to the existing 70-station Metro Rail system
  • Estimated ride time between Downtown LA and Culver City: less than 30 minutes
  • Ten new stations, three of which are aerial
  • New public artworks at stations
  • 5.9 miles of new bike lanes
  • Start of construction: 2006
  • Grand opening: April 28, 2012
  • Powered electrically with overhead catenary wires

Connecting Bus/Rail Service

The Expo Line expands the Metro Rail system to 80 stations across LA County. Connections to Metro bus and Metro Rail provide service to Hollywood, Koreatown, Pasadena, Long Beach, LAX (via a connecting free shuttle) and more.

Use the Trip Planner to find the best route. You can view the Metro Expo Line timetable (PDF format) online as well.

7th St/Metro Center

  • Metro Rail: Red/Purple Lines, Blue Line
  • Metro Bus: 14, 20, 37, 51/52/352, 60, 66, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 81, 96, 450, 460, 487/489, 760, 770, Silver Line
  • Destinations: FIDM, LA Central Library, Macy’s Plaza, The Standard

Pico

  • Metro Rail: Blue Line
  • Metro Bus: 30, 81, 330, 442, 460, Silver Line
  • Destinations: LA Convention Center, L.A. LIVE, STAPLES Center

23rd Street

  • Metro Rail: Blue Line
  • Metro Bus: 37, 38, 55/355, 81, 442, 450, 460, 603, Silver Line
  • Destinations: LA Trade Technical College, Mount St. Mary’s College

Jefferson/USC

  • Metro Bus: 38, 81, 102, 200, 442
  • Destinations: Flagship Theatres University Village 3, Galen Center, USC

Expo Park/USC

  • Metro Bus: 81, 102, 200, 442, 460, 550, Silver Line
  • Destinations: California African American Museum, California Science Center, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, USC

Expo/Vermont

  • Metro Bus: 102, 204, 550, 754
  • Destinations: Los Angeles Swimming Stadium, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, USC

Expo/Western

  • Metro Bus: 102, 207, 757
  • Destinations: James A. Foshay Learning Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center

Expo/Crenshaw

  • Metro Bus: 210, 710, 740
  • Destinations: The Kobbler King, Lula Washington Dance Theatre

Farmdale

  • Metro Bus: 38
  • Destinations: Dorsey High School, Rancho Cienega Sports Complex

Expo/La Brea

  • Metro Bus: 38, 212/312
  • Destinations: Rancho Cienega Sports Complex

La Cienega/Jefferson

  • Metro Bus: 38, 105, 217, 705
  • Destinations: Target, West LA College

Culver City

  • Metro Bus: 33, 220, 534, 733
  • Destinations: Father’s Office, Pacific Theatres Culver Stadium 12, Royal/T Café


Showing the latest posts relating to: Expo Line

Regional Connector design-build contractor recommended by Metro staff
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 15, 2014 10:10 am
View this document on Scribd Metro staff recommends a $927.2-million design/build contract with Regional Connector Constructors (a Joint Venture between Skanska USA Civil West California District, ...
Service Advisory: Friday night, Blue Line will run every 40 minutes between DTLA-Willowbrook due to track improvement work
Posted by Lily Allen on April 14, 2014 4:30 pm
View this document on Scribd This Friday night, April 18, essential track maintenance will continue on a key crossover of the Metro Blue Line. After 8 p.m., trains will again run every 40 minutes ...
Transportation headlines, Monday, April 14
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 14, 2014 10:16 am
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media ...
Transportation headlines, Friday, April 11
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 11, 2014 9:20 am
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media ...
Go Metro Weekends, April 11 − 13
Posted by Lily Allen on April 11, 2014 8:37 am
The Expo Line is going to see a lot of action this weekend – make sure to load your TAP card before starting your trip to avoid long lines at the TAP vending machines! Another week done, ...
Traffic alert: full closure of Bagley Avenue next week for Expo Line work
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 10, 2014 2:38 pm
Click above to see larger version. Please see the advisory above from the Expo Line Construction Authority. A lot of construction work continues throughout the alignment between Culver City and Santa ...
Take the Expo Line to L.A. K-Pop Festival on Saturday
Posted by Anna Chen on April 10, 2014 1:00 pm
Whether you’re planning on attending the Festival of Books (go Metro to save 10% on festival merch!) or the L.A. K-Pop Festival, there’s no question the Expo Line is the way to ...
Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Community Leadership Council holds quarterly meeting tonight
Posted by Anna Chen on April 10, 2014 10:40 am
The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Community Leadership Council (CLC) is holding their quarterly meeting tonight, April 10, from 6 – 8 p.m. The meeting will take place in the West Angeles ...
“Inspire Your Fire” at the Festival of Books and save 10% on official merchandise with Metro
Posted by Anna Chen on April 7, 2014 3:09 pm
From 2013 Festival of Books. Photo: Anna Chen/Metro The L.A. Times Festival of Books takes over USC this weekend with music, food, films, books, books and more books! The event is free to attend; ...
Some new Expo Line Phase 2 construction pics
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 7, 2014 12:20 pm
Progress continues on the second phase of the Measure R-funded Expo Line between Culver City and downtown Santa Monica. The folks at the Expo Line Construction Authority sent over the ...

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