More than 50,000 people travelled over the line when public services
started the following day, and Los Angeles County Metropolitan
Transportation Authority (LACMTA) charged a nominal $US 1.25 fare to
travel the length of the 32km line from Pasadena. The journey time
between Union Station and Atlantic is 17 minutes and there are eight
stations, two of which, Soto and Mariachi Plaza, are underground.
The $US 898 million extension has taken has taken five years to complete.