TROLLEY TO COMICON, SAVE THE HASSLE

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By Nadin Abbott and Tom Abbott
Photo Nadin Abbott
 
July 4, 2012 (San Diego)-- if you live in the East County, and you are planning to attend Comicon International, the Trolley has a deal for you. Metropolitan Transit will sell commemorative day passes, for $20.00, and decreasing amounts depending on how many days you ride. For the full Convention and the Preview night, cost will be $20 for the five days. 
 
If you can get yourself to the MTS store, the passes are already on sale there. The address is 102 Broadway and 1st, downtown. Otherwise they will be on sale at booths at the following stations and trains:
 
 
Wednesday, July 11
Old Town – 3 pm
Fashion Valley – 3:15 pm
Grantville – 4 pm
Qualcomm – 4:30 pm
Gaslamp – 6 pm
Convention Center – 6 pm
 
Thursday, July 12
Old Town – 7 am
Fashion Valley – 7:15 am
Hazard Center – 7:15 am
Qualcomm – 7 am
America Plaza – 7 am
Santa Fe Depot – 7:30 am
Gaslamp – 12 pm
Convention Center – 12 pm
 
Friday, July 13
Old Town – 7 am
Fashion Valley – 7 am
Hazard Center – 7:15 am
Qualcomm – 7 am
America Plaza – 7 am
Santa Fe Depot – 7:30 am
Gaslamp – 12 pm
Convention Center – 12 pm
 
Saturday, July 14
Old Town – 7 am
Fashion Valley – 7:15 am
Hazard Center – 7:15 am
Qualcomm – 7 am
America Plaza – 7 am
Santa Fe Depot – 7:30 am
Gaslamp – 12 pm
Convention Center – 12 pm
 
Sunday, July 15
Old Town – 7 am
Fashion Valley – 7 am
Hazard Center – 7:15 am
Qualcomm – 7 am
America Plaza – 7 am
Santa Fe Depot – 7:30 am
Gaslamp – 11 am
Convention Center – 11:30 am
 
Expanded service is as follows:
 
*         Wednesday, July 11:
Green Line: Trips to and from the Convention Center will operate every 15 minutes until the last trip at 10:10 p.m.
 
Blue Line: Service to downtown will operate on a normal schedule. Southbound service from 12th & Imperial Transit Center will operate every 15 minutes until 8:08 p.m. and every 30 minutes from 8:38 p.m. until the last trip at 12:08 a.m. Trains leaving downtown for Old Town will operate on a normal schedule.
 
Orange Line: Service to downtown will operate on a normal schedule. Trains will leave the Convention Center every 15 minutes until 8:15p.m. and every 30 minutes from 8:45 p.m. until the last trip at 11:45 p.m.
 
 
*         Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13:
 
Green Line: Service to the Convention Center will operate every 15 minutes beginning at 6:08 a.m. from Santee. Trips from the Convention Center will be every 15 minutes to 8:40 p.m. and every 30 minutes from 9:10 p.m. until the last trip at 12:40 a.m.
Blue Line: Service to downtown will operate on a normal schedule. Southbound service from 12th & Imperial will operate every 15 minutes until 8:08 p.m. and every 30 minutes from 8:38 p.m. until the last trip at 12:08 a.m. Trains leaving downtown for Old Town will operate on a normal schedule.
 
 
Orange Line: Service to downtown will operate on a normal schedule. Trips leaving the Convention Center will operate every 15 minutes until 8:15p.m. and every 30 minutes from 8:45 p.m. until the last trip at 11:45 p.m.
 
*         Saturday, July 14:
 
Green Line: Trains to the Convention Center will operate every 15 minutes.  The first departure from Qualcomm Stadium will be at 6:25 a.m. and from Santee at 6:35 a.m.  The last train to Santee will depart from the Convention Center at 1:10 a.m. (Sunday morning).  Trains leaving the Convention Center will operate every 15 minutes. Starting at 8:40 p.m., eastbound trains will alternate terminating either at Qualcomm Stadium or Santee.  The final departure at 1:40 a.m. from the Convention Center will terminate at the SDSU Transit Center.
 
Blue Line: Service to downtown will operate on a normal schedule. Southbound service from 12th & Imperial will operate every 15 minutes until 8:08 p.m. and every 30 minutes from 8:38 p.m. until the last trip at 12:08 a.m. Trains from downtown to Old Town will operate on a normal schedule.
 
Orange Line: Service to downtown from Gillespie Field will operate every 15 minutes beginning at 6:22 a.m.  Trips leaving the Convention Center will operate every 15 minutes until 8:15p.m. and every 30 minutes from 8:45 p.m. until the last trip at 12:15 a.m.
 
*         Sunday, July 15:
 
Green Line: Service to the convention center will operate every 15 minutes. The first trip from Qualcomm Stadium is at 6:25 a.m. and the first trip from Santee is at 6:35 a.m. Trips from the Convention Center will be every 15 minutes until 6:40 p.m.
 
Blue & Orange Lines: Blue & Orange Lines will operate 15 minute service throughout the event.
 
For more information visit the MTS site.

 


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