In an effort to encourage sustainable commutes, Metrolink opened the first of five planned Bike Hubs in Los Angeles as a place for commuters to securely park and store their bikes while they ride the Metro. The first hub in El Monte opened in 2015, and future bike hubs are being planned for the following stations: Hollywood/Vine Red Line Station, Culver City Expo Line Station, Union Station, and North Hollywood Red/Orange Line station. The bike hubs serve as a safe place for commuters to park their bike. With the completion of the four stations by 2017, there will be a total of 700 secure bicycle parking amenities for bike commuters.
Additionally, on Thursday, July 7th, Metro will launch their bike share program in Los Angeles with 65 bike stations and over 1,000 bicycles available to the public, with more being added throughout the summer. Metro is invested in making their bikes available to all commuters,”[n]ow Metro is appealing to commuters with their new Bike Share program that launches on Thursday. KPCC reports that the agency has partnered with non-profit transit advocates Multicultural Communities for Mobility (MCM) to try and attract more low-income riders—a group that’s often left behind by bike share programs, studies of such programs across the country have shown.” – curbed.com. Metro is considering a low-income discount, as it currently offers for other transit fares. The company is making great steps to eliminate the necessity of cars.
How to use a Metro bike share pass: