Tag Archives: Metro

Metro Expo Line Test Train, 7th/Metro

Photo essay: Expo Line cars reach Washington Bl.

Last September,  took a trip along the under-construction Expo Line, between Downtown LA and Culver City. Now there are test trains running, but up until about a week ago, the trains ran along the Exposition Bl. segment of the route, where I rarely go anymore. Last week, however, I started seeing Expo Line cars (similar […]

Bussing It To the Airport: The Life and Death(?) of Line #439

Effective December 12, 2010, Metro cut back service on its Bus Route #439 from an all-day operation to a peak-hour-only, bi-directional commuter service. But at one time #439 was the way to get to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), that is, if you didn’t want to spring for a taxi or shuttle van. #439 was […]