25, 2004 - Pasadena, CA
Metro Gold Line is the newest leg of our growing mass
transportation system here in Southern California. Opened
about a year ago, the Gold Line begins in Pasadena and
runs to downtown Los Angeles. With a 13 mile route, and
11 stops between Sierra Madre Blvd. and L.A.'s Union Station,
the trains are clean, efficient, easy to navigate, and
fun to ride.
first few miles of the Gold Line travel right through
the middle of the 210 Freeway. It's an odd feeling looking
out the windows of the train and seeing cars roaring by
on each side. It's a new perspective on something we see
everyday. This hot summer day, the train got us out of
the house, out of the car, and into the city to find some
was a fresh new look at parts of Pasadena we'd never seen
before, including two museums we'd never even heard of.