EXPANDING GOLD LINE PROVIDES FANS WITH ALTERNATIVE TO CONGESTED FREEWAY TRAFFIC
ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 21, 2017)–Santa Anita Park has announced that it will again assist fans visiting The Great Race Place by offering free shuttle service connecting Santa Anita with the Metro Gold Line Arcadia Station beginning Friday, Sept. 29, opening day of Santa Anita’s 19-day Autumn Meet.
The Gold Line, which connects commuters throughout metropolitan Los Angeles and which will soon be expanded to reach as far east as Montclair, is a safe, clean and affordable alternative to traveling by automobile.
Beginning opening day and on all race days (Santa Anita will operate on a Thursday through Sunday schedule, with one holiday date on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 9), the Santa Anita shuttle will run operate in conjunction with Arcadia’s Transit Shuttle, providing fans with a non-stop trip to and from the Arcadia Gold Line Station to Santa Anita.
Located just above Huntington Drive at First Ave., the Arcadia Gold Line Station is approximately 1 ½ miles from Santa Anita Park. The Santa Anita shuttle will operate with pickup and drop off service available every 20 minutes, from 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. each racing day.
In addition to the Santa Anita Shuttle, the Arcadia Transit Green Line Shuttle, which features stops at Santa Anita, Methodist Hospital, the Westfield Santa Anita Mall and the L.A. County Arboretum, will operate seven days a week from 7:10 a.m. to 6:35 p.m.
First race post times at Santa Anita are 12:30 p.m. on weekends and Columbus Day, Oct. 9, and 1 p.m. on all non-holiday weekdays. For more information, please visit santaanita.com, or call (626) 574-RACE.