This year has seen the extension of two Metro lines to
affluent communities. The income level around Metro
stations can go from twice the amount of Los Angeles
County’s median income to well below in a matter of a few
stops. We decided to look at median household income
levels along all the lines to get a clearer picture of who’s
being served. While not a perfect measure, looking at
income levels along the Los Angeles Metro stations offers a
look at how income is distributed.
The Blue Line is Los Angeles’ oldest and second busiest
Metro rail service serving some of Los Angeles...