A 7.6-mile connection between downtown and the La Cienega/Jefferson station will be up and running on Saturday, April 28, according to an announcement from the mayor's office. MTA will operate the Expo Line seven days a week from 5 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. This summer, the line will be extended to Culver City. The next phase, extending from Culver City to Santa Monica (4th and Colorado), is scheduled to be completed in 2015, though considering the overruns experienced for this first phase - in time and money - I wouldn't hold my breath on that date.
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