- 7th St/Metro Center (LACMTA station)
name=7th Street/Metro Center/Julian Dixon
image_caption=A Long Beach-bound Blue Line train departs 7th/Metro Center
address=660 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90017
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platform=Blue Line Platform:
Red/Purple Line Platform:
opened= Blue Line Platform:
Red/Purple Line Platform:
January 30, 1993
7th Street/Metro Center/Julian Dixon station in
Los Angeles, California, United Statesserves as a major stop and transfer point for the Los Angeles County Metro Railsystem. It offers transfers to the Red Line and Purple Line subways, and serves as the terminus of the Blue Line light railline. It will also serve as the terminus of the Expo Line light rail upon its completion. In addition, it is a major stop for all Metro Expressbuses on the Harbor Transitway, along with 3 Metro Rapidlines, 28 Metro Locallines, and commuter and local services from 9 other agencies. The station serves the businesses (and their many commuters) of Los Angeles's Financial District, in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.
The station has two levels; the lower level is an
island platformserving the Red Line and Purple Line subways, while the upper level is a side platform, serving the Blue Line light rail. The station is situated on West 7th Street, with entrances on the corners of 7th and Figueroa Street, 7th and Flower Street, and 7th and Hope Street.
The station's lengthy official name is colloquially shortened to "Seventh and Metro". The station's added surname honors California Congressman Julian Dixon who helped bring funding to the Metro Rail system; he died of a heart attack in 2000.
As part of the Regional Connector project, the Blue Line (and future Expo Line) will be extended from this station north through Downtown Los Angeles (via the Financial District and the Bunker Hill area) to connect with the future Little Tokyo Station on the Gold Line.
Nearby sights and attractions
Wilshire Grand Hotel
Seventh Market Place
Aon Center (Los Angeles)
*Bank of America Center
Good Samaritan Hospital
One Wilshire Plaza
Bank of California Headquarters
Richard J. Riordan Central Library
Union Bank Building
*Los Angeles Visitors Information Center
Metro Local: 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 26, 37, 51, 52, 53, 55, 60, 62, 66, 70, 76, 78, 79, 81, 316, 350, 352, 355, 366, 376, 378, 381
Metro Express: 439, 484, 485, 487, 489, 490
Metro Rapid: 714, 720, 760, 770 Harbor TransitwayServices
*Metro Express: 444, 445, 446, 447, 450X*, 460
Other Local and Commuter Services
Antelope Valley Transit Authority: 785*
City of Santa Clarita Transit: 799*
Foothill Transit: 481*, 493*, 497*, 498*, 499*, 699*, Silver Streak
LADOT Commuter Express*: 409, 422, 423, 430, 431, 437, 438, 448, 534
LADOT DASH: A, B, C, DD (Weekends Only), E (Weekends Only), F (Weekends Only)
Montebello Bus Lines: 40, 50, 341*, 342*, 343*
Orange County Transportation Authority: 701*, 721*
Santa Monica Big Blue Bus: 10
Torrance Transit: 1, 2
"* indicates commuter service that operates only during weekday rush hours."
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