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Expo Line Opens Saturday, April 28, 2012!

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We Took a Preview Tour of the Expo Line

The wait is almost over – Expo Line Phase I is opening!

For this Metro Duo, the Expo Line opening is personal. As long as we’ve known each other, we’ve been waiting for this Metro line to bring us together – and Saturday, April 28, it opens!

Opening weekend (Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29) the Expo Line will be FREE.

On Saturday, Metro has organized free entertainment, including live music, on-stage karaoke, performances by local dance groups, and tasty treats will be available for purchase from food trucks and local eateries. These activities will be at the stations at 7th Street/Metro Center, ExpoPark/USC, Expo/Crenshaw, and La Cienega/Jefferson.

Check out our friend, jazz singer Devon Deming, who will be belting out the tunes from 2 -2:45 p.m. at the La Cienega/Jefferson station.

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CicLAvia Takes to Los Angeles Streets April 15, 2012

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Roll, Run, or Take a Sunday Stroll Through LA with CicLAvia

Come out and enjoy LA motor-free via bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, strollers, tricycles, wheelchairs, running and walking shoes.

On Sunday, April 15, 2012, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., more than 10 miles of LA streets will be car-free and carefree!

The route is accessible by Metro Rail. So hop on a train and join us.

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Glide into the Holiday Spirit at Downtown On Ice

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Family Fun, Date Night, Noon Break — Time for Festive Mood at Pershing Square off Red/Purple Lines

If you’re like everyone else during holiday season, you need a break from too much eating, shopping, and general stress. When the kids start getting restless or you just can’t stand one more crowded mall, hop on the Metro for a once-a-year winter wonderland break at Downtown On Ice.
Many free festive events and holiday-themed concerts are offered in addition to the skating, through January 16, 2012.

Downtown On Ice is at Pershing Square, a stop on the Metro Red/Purple Lines. So hop on the Metro and celebrate! Continue reading

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