The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) transports passengers via subway trains, light rail and buses. Metro Rail is LA’s rapid transit rail system, with six lines serving 80 stations across LA County. Metro Rail connects Downtown LA, Hollywood, Westside, Culver City, the San Fernando Valley, Pasadena, East LA, the Beach Cities and Long Beach. Three types of bus service are available in LA: Metro Local, Metro Rapid and Metro Express. Browse LA Tourism’s guide to the Los Angeles public transit system.
With so many historic landmarks, interesting neighborhoods and exciting attractions, Los Angeles can be a bit overwhelming. Fortunately, there are a variety of ways to explore LA, whether it’s getting behind the wheel, using a bit of pedal power, or letting someone else do the driving. Hit the road and drive on legendary streets or along a scenic route. Metro’s subway trains, light rail and buses transport hundreds of thousands of daily riders, while LA bike paths welcome a growing number of bicyclists. See LA from a unique perspective with a sightseeing tour, specialty tour or air tour. And for those with disabilities, Los Angeles is one of the best cities in the country in offering convenient access.