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Rose Parade & Rose Bowl Game Service Information

Affected Line: Metro Gold Line
Effective Dates: Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

Description

The 125th Rose Parade - 8am

  • All customers traveling to the Rose Parade should view this page for more information as there are multiple stations along the parade route.
    • From East LA-Atlantic or Downtown LA-Union Station, board the Gold Line towards Pasadena-Sierra Madre Villa, then exit at any of the following stations which are within short walking distance of the parade route: Del Mar, Memorial Park, Lake, and Allen Stations. 
    • From Sierra Madre Villa, customers should board any train, then exit at any of the following stations which are within short walking distance of the parade route: Del Mar, Memorial Park, Lake, and Allen Stations.
  • Customers are encouraged to purchase an unlimited $5 METRO DAY PASS before beginning their trip to avoid long return lines to purchase tickets.
  • Enhanced Gold Line service will run at 3-car/full platform trains, every 7-8 minutes between Union Station & Pasadena in the early morning, then along the entire line from mid-morning until late-evening.  Use entire boarding platform when boarding.

The 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio - 2:10pm

  • All customers traveling to the Rose Bowl Game should exit the Gold Line train at Memorial Park.
    • From East LA-Atlantic or Downtown LA-Union Station, board the Gold Line towards Pasadena-Sierra Madre Villa, then exit at Memorial Park. 
    • From Sierra Madre Villa, customers should board any train, then exit at Memorial Park.
  • Enhanced Gold Line service will run at 3-car/full platform trains, every 7-8 minutes end-to-end. Use entire boarding platform when boarding.
  • After exiting at Memorial Park, walk 3 blocks west on Holly St (turn right upon exiting station), past Fair Oaks Av, to the FREE Rose Bowl Shuttle.
  • Shuttle pick-up location is at the west end of Parsons Engineering parking lot and will pick up passengers on Pasadena Av at Holly St.
  • Customers are encouraged to purchase an unlimited $5 METRO DAY PASS before beginning their trip to avoid long return lines to purchase tickets.
  • Shuttles run continuously from 10am until about 2 hours after the end of the game. 
  • This shuttle is NOT operated by Metro.  Shuttle info is provided as a courtesy and subject to change.

Getting to the Rose Bowl

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Fares, TAP & Other Info

  • Single-Ride is $1.50 per line (no transfers included) and must be loaded onto a reusable TAP card ($1)
  • If transferring to other lines and to avoid long return lines at TAP Vending Machines, customers should purchase an unlimited $5 METRO DAY PASS, good until 3am the following morning.
  • Each customer must have their own reusable TAP card (no sharing).  
  • TAP cards must be tapped before boarding each line, including at transfer stations.
  • On New Year's Day, Metro staff will be available at key stations to assist customers with their fare.
  • Two children under age 5 may travel free with each fare-paying adult on bus or rail.
  • Please click here for complete fare information.
  • Please click here for more information on Metro's schedule between December 31 and January 1, including OVERNIGHT 24-hour rail service from December 31 into January 1.

Metro wishes a safe and Happy Holidays.

Last modified 12/17/13


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