L.A. METRO ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF ITS VERY FIRST “METRO BIKE HUB” AT SAN GABRIEL VALLEY’S BUSY EL MONTE STATION
As part of The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) commitment to enhancing bicycle infrastructure in the L.A. region, Metro today celebrated the official opening of its very first “Metro Bike Hub,” a dedicated, full-service, secure-access, high-capacity bicycle parking facility at the El Monte Station, the busiest transit hub in the San Gabriel Valley.
The new $635,000, 1,100+ square-foot facility is conveniently located in prime ground-floor retail space at the front of El Monte Station, the largest bus facility west of Chicago. The facility will provide a full suite of bicycle-related services including controlled entry for 56 bicycles under closed-circuit TV surveillance, peak-hour staff availability, folding bike rentals, same-day repairs, accessory sales and bike-related classes. The facility adds 60 percent greater bicycle parking capacity to the station. - LA Metro
The next four Metro Bike Hubs planned to open at high-demand transit stations across Los Angeles County will be at:
- Culver City Expo Line Station
- Los Angeles Union Station
- North Hollywood Red/Orange Line Station