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Don’t Drive Drunk – Metro has Free Rides on New Years Eve
By Sentinel News Wire
Published December 31, 2018

To help you celebrate the holidays safely, all Metro bus and rail lines will provide free service on  New Year’s Eve.

Specifically, no fare will be charged starting  Monday, December 31, 2018 until 2am on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. All Metro Rail Line Stations with faregates will be unlatched and fareboxes and validators will not deduct fare.

A One-way fare is $1.75 plus $2 for a reusable TAP card, per person, and includes transfers to other Metro lines for up to two hours to complete a one-way trip. A $7 Day Pass covers unlimited travel starting on date of purchase until 3am the next morning.


On New Year’s Eve, all Metro Rail lines will operate every 10-12 minutes from 9pm to 1am. After 1am, service will continue all night every 20 minutes on New Year’s Eve until 5am. The Metro Orange Line will operate every 20-50 minutes between North Hollywood and Chatsworth Stations. The Metro Silver Line will operate every 20-60 minutes between El Monte and Harbor Gateway Transit Center.

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