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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


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This Weekend: Bus shuttles replace Blue Line between Artesia-Del Amo due to upgrade work
Posted by Lily Allen on April 24, 2015 8:59 am
Click to view slideshow. Upgrade work continues on the Metro Blue Line this weekend with vital track maintenance slated for a switch, or crossover point, between Artesia and Del Amo Station. Due to ...
Go Metro Weekends, April 24 – 26
Posted by Lexi Hinton on April 24, 2015 8:02 am
Friday Comedy film fans can get ready for a week of non-stop laughter! Starting tomorrow through May 2, Let Live Theatre will host the 17th Annual Los Angeles Comedy Festival featuring hundreds of ...
Crenshaw Boulevard closure extended three weeks
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 23, 2015 10:32 am
Here’s the news release from Metro: Due to unforeseen soil conditions, Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) has extended the current closure on Crenshaw Boulevard between Exposition ...
Transportation headlines, Monday, April 20
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 20, 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. Lidia Castillo. Credit: Zocalo ...
Go Metro to the Ukulele Expo and join the world record attempt for largest ukulele play along
Posted by Lily Allen on April 17, 2015 2:57 pm
The Japanese American Cultural & Community Center and U-Space have organized their second “Ukulele Play-Along Guinness World Records Attempt” this Saturday, Apr. 18. We got this ...
Transportation headlines, Friday, April 17
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 17, 2015 11:31 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.   Metro halted ...
Go Metro Weekends, April 17 – 19
Posted by Lily Allen on April 17, 2015 9:02 am
The Magic Castle Swap meet this Saturday offers new and used items for all ages and levels–as well as the opportunity to check out the normally members-only club. Photo by Andy Castro via ...
This Weekend: Bus shuttles replace Blue Line between Firestone-Compton due to upgrade work
Posted by Lily Allen on April 16, 2015 6:00 pm
Two stations will close completely this weekend on the Metro Blue Line as upgrade work continues. Willowbrook/Rosa Parks and 103rd Street/Watts Towers Station will receive improvements similar to ...
Everyone deserves a safe ride, don’t tolerate sexual harassment: It’s Off Limits
Posted by Anna Chen on April 16, 2015 4:30 pm
A poster from an anti-sexual harassment campaign on the Washington D.C. Metro system. As a woman who spends the majority of her time traveling via foot and public transit, I am — ...
Metro attacks sexual harassment with “off limits” campaign
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 16, 2015 11:24 am
This morning’s media event in Union Station to promote Metro’s anti-sexual harassment campaign. At the podium is Metro Board Member Jacquelyne Dupont-Walker flanked by Metro Board ...

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