Starting Monday: Expo Coming Twice as Often, Increasing Capacity By 33%

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Via the Office of Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin :

Love the Expo Light Rail Line but hate waiting for a train? I’ve got some great news for you!

Staring Monday October 24, Expo frequencies are going form 12 minutes between three-car trains to six minutes between two-car trains. So, instead of five trains with 15 cars heading down the tracks every hour, there will now be 10 trains with a total of 20 cars per hour. That’s a 33% increase in capacity. As new cars arrive and Metro balances the fleet demands across the system, we will add a car to each of the two-car trains to fill-out the capacity of the Expo line even more.

I’m thrilled that the Expo has been such a great success already, and I’m excited for what the future could hold for public transit in LA.

Damien Newton
Damien Newton
Damien is the executive director of the Southern California Streets Initiative which publishes Santa Monica Next, Streetsblog Los Angeles, Streetsblog San Francisco, Streetsblog California and Longbeachize.

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