I’m trying to use more public transportation in LA, especially rail. Unfortunately I have yet to find a map of how the rail lines overlay on the rest of LA. So I added them all to a google map. The map includes currently operating Metro Rail (local light rail & subways), Metro Busways (buses with dedicated roadways) & Metrolink (commuter rail – now a separate map). It also includes known future Metro Rail stations with projected dates. For more info on fares and schedules go to Metro Rail or Metrolink.
The system has come a long way since the Blue Line first opened in 1990, however it’s got a ways to go. The most glaring hole is a route from West LA to the Valley. The 405/101 interchange and the 405/10 interchange are in the top 5 for worst traffic in the country. The Transit Coalition has an excellent proposal outlined here. So start digging Metro!