This is going to be a great week for people to enjoy the many great 2011 MLB All Star Game and activities. Today, METRO announced that they will be ready for increased demands on light rail service. See their press release below. Have fun!
Catch a train. Catch the All-Star game.
METRO is your connection to all MLB All-Star activities
METRO light rail will increase capacity to serve the demand from MLB All-Star 2011, July 8 – 12. Third St./Washington and Jefferson are your stations for all the action.
METRO will follow the regular service schedule with trains running until after 11 p.m. on weekdays and 2 a.m. on weekends. With the following exception:
During the MLB All-Star Red Carpet event on Tuesday, July 12, from 10 – 1:30 p.m., METRO will transition from 12 to 20-minute service. Riders traveling eastbound to attend this event should disembark at the 1st Ave./Jefferson station; the 3rd St./Jefferson station will be closed. It will re-open immediately following this event.
Riders are encouraged to buy an all-day or multi-day pass for unlimited rides in the purchased time period. Validate the pass with your first ride and keep the pass on you in the event of fare inspection.
Riders are also advised to expect crowds on board, at park-and-rides and at fare vending machines. Please be patient and plan ahead.