Opening to Santa Monica!

5/20/16 — The first train of officials and invited guests arrived in downtown Santa Monica Friday morning (Metro photo), followed with speeches by Metro board members (L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, below) and other elected officials. Board members Mike Bonin and John Fasana (on left) specifically acknowledged the role of Friends 4 Expo and  Light Rail for Cheviot (preview tour photo below) in bringing the Expo Line to reconnect with the Westside.

Free public rides begain at noon Friday and continued through Saturday, with events at stations from Culver City (above) to downtown Santa Monica (below). 


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