There are plenty of exciting things to do in Downtown Los Angeles – and Foothill Transit makes it easy to get to all of them! Just ride any Silver Streak or Commuter Express bus into the city, and you’ll be able to skip traffic, avoid parking hassles, and be steps away from soaking up some serious sights!
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What To See:
Mark Taper Forum – see a dramatic stage play at this perfectly circular theater
Chinatown – experience Chinese culture in this historic collection of restaurants, shops and art galleries
Olvera Street – find authentic Mexican food, goods and celebrations in downtown’s oldest neighborhood
Disney Music Hall – this Frank Gehry designed home of the LA Philharmonic is fascinating inside and out
Grand Park – downtown’s premier outdoor space invites people to celebrate, reflect and shape the future
Staples Center/LA Live – as home to the Lakers, Clippers, Kings, Sparks, concerts, clubs, dining and movies, it doesn’t get more entertaining than this
MOCA – the Museum of Contemporary Art showcases nearly 5,000 works by masters and emerging artists
Union Station – the largest passenger rail terminal in the western U.S. makes connecting to other transit providers easy
Pershing Square – this one-square-block park is packed with fun, hosting concerts, films, crafts, farmers markets and even outdoor ice skating each winter
Japanese American National Museum – relive over 130 years of Japanese American history in this Little Tokyo museum
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion – home to opera, ballet and other entertainment, this magnificent music hall offers free performances every Christmas Eve
Ahmanson Theatre – enjoy a wide variety of dramas, musicals, comedies and revivals of classic stage plays at this popular theater
Fashion District – shop ‘til you drop in this creative center of the fashion industry, visited daily by wholesale buyers, retail shoppers, designers, fashion students and Hollywood stylists
St. Vincent Jewelry Center – with 500 jewelry manufacturers, designers, retail shops and wholesale dealers under one roof, you’re sure to find a gem of a deal here
Los Angeles State Historic Park – what was once an old rail yard is now home to green open space, a unique living sculpture and a field of wildflowers, with plans for a native wetland habitat coming soon
How To Go See It:
Our Silver Streak service offers daily, round-the-clock rides into and out of Los Angeles from cities like Montclair, Pomona, West Covina and El Monte.
Plus our newest Silver Streak stop puts you right in the middle of all the Downtown LA action! Conveniently located at Flower and 11th Street, the new stop makes it easier than ever to experience downtown attractions like the Staples Center, LA Live – and the time of your life.
Heading downtown for work? Our Commuter Express service is a quick, comfortable way to get to your office, five days a week.
How to get out of town:
Los Angeles may be amazing, but it’s only the beginning of where you can go. Ride Foothill Transit to LA Union Station, and all these exciting destinations are only a transfer away!
Santa Barbara – transfer to Amtrak Pacific Surfliner