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2022
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Metrolink Offers New Summer Travel Promotions

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Los Angeles – With a Summer of Adventure in mind, Metrolink is introducing a new weekday ticket option, the $15 Summer Day Pass, in addition to a $10 Holiday Pass. 

“Memorial Day may be the official start to summer, but it’s also notorious for bumper-to-bumper traffic. During the long holiday weekend and throughout the summer, we want everyone to enjoy all the great destinations Southern California has to offer by taking Metrolink to avoid the traffic and this summer’s especially high gas prices,” Metrolink CEO Darren Kettle said. “With our affordable ticket options, we make it easy for people to travel to the beach, the mountains, entertainment venues, and so many other wonderful places in between. Taking Metrolink is a safe, comfortable, and fun way to kick off your summer adventures.” 

 $15 Summer Day Pass 

Available exclusively on the Metrolink Mobile App, the $15 Summer Day Pass will be offered weekdays beginning Tuesday, May 31 through Friday, September 2, providing unlimited rides on one weekday of travel throughout the Metrolink system. The $15 Summer Day Pass is perfect for weekday trips to the beach, a hike to a new location, or a visit to a local amusement destination or out to a new restaurant.  

Passes purchased with origins or destinations for travel within Los Angeles County include free transfers to LA Metro’s subway, light rail, and bus system. The $15 Summer Day Pass is a pilot program. Metrolink will evaluate the fare’s success and customer response to determine whether to make the new option a part of the passenger rail’s regular fare structure.  More information on the $15 Summer Day Pass can be found at https://metrolinktrains.com/summer-pass.

$10 Holiday Pass 
 
In addition to this new weekday savings option, Metrolink is complementing its $10 Weekend Day Pass with a new $10 Holiday Pass. The $10 Holiday Pass provides unlimited rides throughout the Metrolink system on the following holiday weekends including Mondays: Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day. The $10 Holiday Pass can be purchased on the Metrolink Mobile App or at Metrolink Ticket Machines found under "special ticket options."  

Metrolink’s Rail 2 Rail® program with Amtrak, which allows Metrolink Monthly Pass holders to travel on Pacific Surfliner trains within station pairs at no additional charge, will be suspended during the $10 Holiday Pass promotion periods. More information on the $10 Holiday Pass can be found at metrolinktrains.com/holidaytickets

Summer of Adventure 
 
Metrolink’s Summer of Adventure initiative kicked off this month with a celebration of National Bike Month and free rides for those who brought their bicycles on board during Bike to Work Week, May 16-20. Metrolink also added special stops at the LA County Fair on Saturdays and Sundays May 7 through May 29 with free shuttle service to the Fair’s main entrance. 
 
As an essential part of the Southern California landscape for 30 years, Metrolink moves people throughout the six-county area to work and school, to important meetings and appointments, and to fun destinations like the beach, local landmarks and amusements. Metrolink will mark its 30-year anniversary on Oct. 26.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Karen Bakar at [email protected] or (213) 200-5033. 

 About Metrolink (metrolinktrains.com

Metrolink is Southern California's regional passenger rail service providing reliable, safe, affordable and environmentally sustainable transportation that connects people, communities and businesses to greater opportunity. The Agency’s 538 miles of track and 62 stations across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties serve as an essential link in the region’s mobility network, enabling people to connect to their jobs and explore all that the region has to offer. Prior to the pandemic, Metrolink had nearly 12 million annual boardings from people who choose to ride the train to avoid gridlock, removing an estimated 9.3 million vehicles from the roads and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 130,000 metric tons each year with its fleet of Tier 4 locomotives. 

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About Metrolink (metrolinktrains.com

Metrolink is Southern California's regional passenger rail service providing reliable, safe, affordable and environmentally sustainable transportation that connects people, communities and businesses to greater opportunity. The Agency’s 538 miles of track and 62 stations across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties serve as an essential link in the region’s mobility network, enabling people to connect to their jobs and explore all that the region has to offer. Prior to the pandemic, Metrolink had nearly 12 million annual boardings from people who choose to ride the train to avoid gridlock, removing an estimated 9.3 million vehicles from the roads and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 130,000 metric tons each year with its fleet of Tier 4 locomotives.