Alvarado Medical Center (San Diego Trolley station)

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Alvarado Medical Center
San Diego Trolley station
Alvarado Medical Center.jpg
Alvarado Medical Center Station, 2008
Location 6658 Alvarado Rd
San Diego, CA 92120
Line(s)
Platforms Side platform
Construction
Parking Limited street parking
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened July 10, 2005
Services
Preceding station   San Diego Trolley   Following station
Green Line

Alvarado Medical Center is a station on San Diego Trolley's Green Line in the College Area. It is one of the San Diego Trolley network's newer stations, having opened in 2005.[1]

The street-level station has side platforms. It is located near the intersection of Alvarado Rd. and Reservoir Dr. The station is located across the street from the Alvarado Medical Center. Besides the hospital and the College Area, portions of the residential neighborhood of Del Cerro are also accessible from the stop.

Platforms and tracks[edit]

Westbound Green Line toward 12th & Imperial Transit Center (SDSU Transit Center)
Eastbound Green Line toward Santee Town Center (70th Street)

Alvarado riddle[edit]

One of the most noticeable features of the station is a riddle, engraved into the tiles on the wall that separates the station from the freeway. This art installation was created by Roman De Salvo in 2005.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MTS Historical Timeline". San Diego Metropolitan Transit System. 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  2. ^ Pincus, Robert L. (April 2, 2006). "Instant Landmark". U-T San Diego. Retrieved 2010-05-11. 

Coordinates: 32°46′38″N 117°03′25″W / 32.777174°N 117.05686°W / 32.777174; -117.05686