Metro Day Pass, Los Angeles
Ok so your staying in Los angeles for whatever amount of time you have. You cant afford to hire a car so what do you do
You simply buy an all day travel pass that lets you travel on all the bus & trains in Los angeles unlimmited for that day
How do you get the pass
Simply goto the metro station on the hollywood blvd go down a few leaves untill you reach the ticket machine
select an all day pass & pay $5
When you enter buses show your pass to the driver 7 you can get on & off any LA bus through out the day (excluding the tourist buses)
While not pratical for all trips LA's Metro rail can get you from the Port of Long Beach with the aquarium and what not to Pasadena -home of the Rose Parade. A day pass costs about $3. There are 4 distinct lines with most running above ground except the Red line which runs under Downtown LA and will take you to the Kodak theater in Hollywood or Union station to conect with the traditional trains.
If you are not renting a car, save yourself money with a day pass. It only costs US$ 3.00 and valid till 3.00am the next day. It can be used for all Metro and Metro buses. Passes are available at the Metro ticket office or any Metro bus.
LA actually has a good transportation system, as long as you live in the city. Union Station in downtown, you can go to Hollywood or in the San Fernando Valley via the Metro Rail Red Line, or to Pasadena via the Gold Line. You can even go to Long Beach via the Blue Line.
In addition, there is now a "Rapid" Bus System along major thoroughfares. An example is the 720 line running from the suburban city of Montebello in the East, going through downtown LA, passing through Wilshire Blvd, ending in Santa Monica, just a couple of blocks away from the Pacific Ocean. Along Wilshire Blvd are other bus lines running north to south of the city.
And the best deal? You can have a day pass for just US$3, unlimited transfer, unlimited rides!
Despite what many may think you don't need a car to get around Los Angeles. Did you know that Los Angeles has the second largest public transportation agency in the nation that operates more than 1,500 buses? There's also a subway system that can take you from Downtown Los Angeles to Hollywood in about 12 minutes!
With the Metro Day Pass you can ride any Metro bus or rail line all day long for just $3.