Compton (Los Angeles Metro station)

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Compton
 Blue Line 
Compton Metro Blue Line Station 1.JPG
The Compton Station platform
Location 275 Willowbrook Avenue, Compton
Coordinates 33°53′51″N 118°13′28″W / 33.8974°N 118.2245°W / 33.8974; -118.2245
Owned by Metro
Line(s) Blue Line Blue Line 
Platforms 1 center platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking 40 spaces
Bicycle facilities 6 bike rack spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status in service
History
Opened July 14, 1990
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
Blue Line

Compton is an at grade light rail station on the Los Angeles County Metro Blue Line.[1] It has an island platform, and is located in the median of Willowbrook Avenue at Compton Boulevard roughly in the center of Compton, California. The station is located adjacent to the Renassiance Center Shopping Center.

Station layout[edit]

Southbound Blue Line toward Downtown Long Beach (Artesia)
Northbound Blue Line toward 7th Street/Metro Center (Willowbrook/Rosa Parks)

Service[edit]

Metro Rail service[edit]

Blue Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:45 AM daily.[2]

Bus connections[edit]

Martin Luther King Jr. Transit Center[edit]

On May 8, 2011 Metro and Compton City Officials opened the new Martin Luther King Jr. Transit Center adjacent to the Metro Blue Line Compton Station. The new transit center has eight new bus bays and allows easy and safe access to the rail station. Metro Bus lines 51, 125, 127 and 128 all stop at this facility. Metro Bus Line 60 stops in the early morning hours when the Metro Blue Line is not in service.

Neighborhood and destinations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blue Line station information" (PDF). 
  2. ^ "Blue Line timetable" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-05-10. 

External links[edit]