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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

PowerPoint: paying for maintenance in Metro’s upcoming budget
Posted by Steve Hymon on March 6, 2015 10:25 am
View this document on Scribd This is the second of our posts previewing the budget for the coming 2015-16 fiscal year, which runs from July 1 to June 30, 2016. Our first post included a good overview ...
Go Metro Weekends, Mar. 6 – 8
Posted by Lily Allen on March 6, 2015 9:30 am
Friday The Avalon presents Pegboard Nerds and their unique mix of dubstep, glitch-hop and drumstep at 9:30 p.m. for a $20 cover. Ok, so we’re not certain what “glitch-hop” is, ...
This Weekend: Bus shuttles replace Blue Line between Artesia-Wardlow due to upgrade work
Posted by Lily Allen on March 5, 2015 3:29 pm
Upgrade work continues at Del Amo Station this weekend and next week on the Metro Blue Line. Planned improvements are similar to those completed over the past two months at the Long Beach stations, ...
Take the Expo Line to Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition and save on admission and IMAX tickets!
Posted by Lexi Hinton on March 5, 2015 11:30 am
The California Science Center has been named one of the top museum destinations in Southern California, and starting next Tuesday, it will be the host of Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition, the ...
Go Metro to cheer on L.A. Marathon runners, use TAP card to save on Big 5K registration!
Posted by Lexi Hinton on March 4, 2015 2:40 pm
Photo of Over 20,000 runners via LA Marathon Official Facebook Page L.A. Marathon weekend is fast approaching and for those planning to go cheer on the runners, Metro Rail is the best way to get to ...
Go Metro Weekends, Feb 27 – Mar 1
Posted by Lexi Hinton on February 26, 2015 8:24 pm
Friday In collaboration with The Industry and Echo Park Film Center, Metro Presents a free screening of Thom Andersen’s Los Angeles Plays Itself, often called the best documentary film about ...
Transportation headlines, Wednesday, February 25
Posted by Joseph Lemon on February 25, 2015 12:20 pm
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 ...
Tonight: Expo Line every 30 min after 8:30 p.m. due to track maintenance
Posted by Lily Allen on February 25, 2015 10:00 am
If you plan on riding the Metro Expo Line this Wednesday, Feb. 25, please be aware that after 8:30 p.m., trains will run every 30 minutes due to track maintenance. At Expo/Western, Expo/Vermont, Expo ...
Transportation headlines, Monday, February 23
Posted by Steve Hymon on February 23, 2015 10:23 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 ...
TAP is live on the Big Blue Bus!
Posted by Steve Hymon on February 20, 2015 3:34 pm
Big Blue Bus is now on TAP! Pay w/Stored Value, an EZ transit pass or w/your Access ID card http://t.co/cBHHm2wmkG. http://t.co/0MgJCcplbE — Big Blue Bus (@SMBigBlueBus) February 20, ...

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