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Annus horribilis

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Metro’s Annus horribilis; the Line 12 collapse is the latest and deadliest incident to hit Mexico City’s metro system.

Metrobús Line 5 Extension

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On September 7, 2020, the first phase of the extension of the Metrobús Line 5 will open to the public. The extension increases the line from having only 18 stations to a grand total of 51 stations, once the 2nd phase is open.

Name Changes

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Zócalo station has a new name. There have been several other name changes in the metro’s history; read about them and find out which ones I like or hate with a passion.

A ride on the Mexicable (and more!)

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Every time I come to Mexico City (which isn’t that often every 2-3 years on average), I meet up with my fellow Metroloco friends, and visit the public transportation options that are new since the last time. So, just like when I rode on the Línea Dorada, or when I went on the Metrobús 4, Read More >

Transit Maps of the World

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My map was included in the latest edition of Mark Ovenden’s Transit Maps of the World. What did I think of the rest of the book? Let’s find out!

A ride on the Metrobús 4

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A tour of the Línea 4 of Mexico City’s Metrobús network, through the Centro Histórico and beyond.

Fare information

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I have updated the site to include fare information for each system, with an overview of all systems, all on one page.

Price Increase

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This past week, the cost of a ticket to ride the Mexico City metro went up from 3 pesos to 5 pesos per ticket. At this price, it is still one of the cheapest metro rides in the world. However, many people are angry at the price increase, especially with the manner it was decided.

A Ride on the “Línea Dorada”

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A few weeks ago, I visited the new Line 12, La Línea Dorada (the Gold Line), which opened in October 2012. I was accompanied by my fellow admirers of the Mexico City Metro system: Antonio, Alejandro, and Gustavo.