Allen station

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Allen
Gold Line 
Allen Station LACMTA.jpg
The entrance of the station.
Location 395 N Allen Avenue, Pasadena
Coordinates 34°09′06″N 118°06′48″W / 34.1518°N 118.1132°W / 34.1518; -118.1132Coordinates: 34°09′06″N 118°06′48″W / 34.1518°N 118.1132°W / 34.1518; -118.1132
Owned by Metro
Line(s) Gold Line Gold Line 
Platforms 1 center platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking none
Bicycle facilities 28 bike rack spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status in service
History
Opened July 26, 2003; 15 years ago (July 26, 2003)
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
toward Atlantic
Gold Line

Allen or Allen/College is a freeway-median light rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is located above North Allen Avenue in the median of the 210 Freeway in Pasadena, California. The station is served by the Gold Line.[1]

This station features an architectural design called Rider's Dream, created by artist Michael Amescua.[2]

Students and faculty from Pasadena City College (PCC) can board shuttles to the PCC main campus or Community Education Center from Allen Station.[3]

It is one of the Gold Line stations near the Rose Parade route on Colorado Boulevard and is heavily used by people coming to see the parade.[4]

Station layout

L2 (Platforms) Southbound Gold Line Gold Line toward Atlantic (Lake)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound Gold Line Gold Line toward APU/Citrus College (Sierra Madre Villa)
G Exit/entrance, Faregates, Ticket machines

Metro Rail service

Gold Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:15 AM daily.[5]

Landmarks

Bus connections

See also

References

  1. ^ Station Description Metro Retrieved 2010-05-05.
  2. ^ http://www.metro.net/about/art/locations/allen-station/
  3. ^ http://www.pasadena.edu/police/shuttle.cfm
  4. ^ Riding Metro on New Year's Day Retrieved 2014-09-21.
  5. ^ "Gold Line timetable" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-05-10.

External links

  • Media related to Allen (Los Angeles Metro station) at Wikimedia Commons
  • Station home page


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