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Metro plan aims to make walking to stations easier and safer

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| The agency that runs the trains and buses is now working on making walking and biking easier, but the funds to carry out its plans haven't been identified.

New Expo Line stations see 12,000 trips on first commute day


The newly completed rail line accesses more than just the beach; it also connects Angelenos to employment centers.

Nope, the Expo Line doesn't beat a car or bike in a race


The only possible way I could have won would be if at each transfer point, my train was ready to go with no waiting. That never happens in real life.

What to do about harassment on Metro trains and buses


About 20 percent of all women riding Metro report some form of harassment while on a train or bus.

A former Red Car conductor rides the new Expo Line


Long before the Expo Line extension, the city's Red Car system transported Angelenos from L.A. to Santa Monica.

Places to check out along the new Expo Line extension


Do you have your TAP card ready to go? Don't be so quick to rush down to the beach — we have some suggestions for what you should stop and check out at all seven new stops.


Everything you need to know about riding the Expo Line


Metro's new Expo Line will extend rail from downtown to the Santa Monica waterfront and trains will begin running Friday. We've got everything you need to know - from how to buy tickets to interesting places to check out along the route.

Expo Line light rail to Santa Monica could be one of Metro's best bets


Ridership is key to whether the $1.5 billion rail line extension will be worth the investment.