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Jefferson/USC
Expo Line 
Jefferson & USC Expo Line Station 2.JPG
Expo Line train arriving at the station.
Location3214 S Flower Street, University Park, Los Angeles
Coordinates 34°01′17″N 118°16′43″W / 34.0214°N 118.2787°W / 34.0214; -118.2787
JEFFERSON USC STATION Latitude and Longitude:

34°01′17″N 118°16′43″W / 34.0214°N 118.2787°W / 34.0214; -118.2787
Owned byMetro
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Connections Metro Local: 38, 81, 102, 200
Metro Express: 442 (M-F, Peak Only)
LADOT DASH: F, King-East
Construction
Parkingnone
Bicycle facilities10 bike racks
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Statusin service
History
OpenedApril 28, 2012; 6 years ago (2012-04-28) [1]
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
Expo Line

Jefferson/USC is an at-grade light rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system, located on Flower Street at Jefferson Boulevard, in the University Park in neighborhood of Los Angeles. This station is served by the Expo Line. [2]

Service

Metro Rail service

Expo Line service hours are approximately from 4 AM to 12:30 AM daily. Service started on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Regular service began on Monday, April 30, 2012.

During the 2028 Summer Olympics, the station will serve spectators traveling to and from venues located on the USC campus as well as Exposition Park. [3]

Location and design

Platform Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Expo Line  Expo Line toward Downtown Santa Monica ( Expo Park/USC)
Eastbound Expo Line  Expo Line toward 7th Street/Metro Center ( LATTC/Ortho Institute)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Jefferson/USC Station is located along the east side of Flower Street, adjacent to the 110 Freeway, just north of Jefferson Boulevard. The station's entrance is on the north side of Jefferson/Flower.


Attractions

The station is within walking distance to the following attractions:


The station's art was created by artist Samuel Rodriguez. The untitled installation creates "a visual narrative that includes fragments of building facades, vintage rail cars, realistically rendered human figures, and fictional characters." [4]

References

  1. ^ Morante, Roger “Phase 1 Of Expo Light Rail To Open To Culver City In Mid-April”. © Santa Monica Mirror, 2012. Newspaper. Santa Monica Mirror. 16 Mar 2012.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-04. Retrieved 2014-01-23.
  3. ^ http://la24-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/assets/pdf/LA2024-canditature-part2_english.pdf
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-04. Retrieved 2014-01-23.

External links

Media related to Jefferson / USC (Los Angeles Metro station) at Wikimedia Commons