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Metro released survey findings of riders on the new Expo Line phase serving Santa Monica – and found that nearly half ditched their cars for the train: More than two-thirds of riders on the recently opened Expo Line Phase II to Santa Monica are new to the train line and more than 40 percent of […]

Sep 14th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

If you build it, they will ride. Metro is learning this the hard way as ridership on the Expo Line booms – and they don’t have enough cars to meet the demand: “I love the train, but I don’t think I can keep doing this,” said Cindy Rodriguez, 38, who had stood in the sun […]

Aug 9th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California rail network just welcomed a major new addition on Friday with the opening of Metro’s Expo Line Phase 2 extension to downtown Santa Monica. Photo from The Source Metro’s Steve Hymon also offered this excellent overview of the Expo Line extension, covering topics ranging from end to end travel times (“about 47-48 minutes”) […]

May 21st, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

In news that comes as no surprise to transit advocates, a USC study released this week shows that people who live near the Expo Line are driving less. Angelenos who live near an Exposition Light Rail station dramatically reduced the number of miles they drove and tripled their rail ridership after the opening of the […]

Dec 17th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized