Hackaday Design Lab: Parking, transport & accommodation

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Jasmine BrackettJasmine Brackett 05/06/2015 at 00:110 Comments


There is a little on-street parking nearby, but your best bet is to park in one of the parking structures that serves the Metro Station or Old Town Pasadena.

View a Google map showing the Hackaday Design Lab location and parking.

All locations are open 24/7, and the rates are:
First 90 minutes free, $2/hour, $6 daily max, $5 flat rate after 10pm

Del Mar Station Parking Structure (2 min walk)

198 South Raymond Avenue. 626.817.0827

Schoolhouse Park & Walk Structure (7 min walk)

33 East Green Street. 626.577.8963

De Lacey Park & Walk Structure
(10 min walk)

45 South De Lacey Avenue. 626.577.8963

Public Transport & Taxis

The Hackaday Design Lab has great public transportation links nearby, so if you don't want to drive you should look into these options.

Metro Light Rail & Buses

Using the Metro Goldline trains is quick and easy. It takes about 20 mins from Union Station in downtown LA to Del Mar Station, which is less than 2 minutes walk from our front door. Trains run about every 10 mins during the day, and 20 mins at night from 11-2am.

There are also buses that serve Old Town Pasadena. The nearest intersection is FAIR OAKS/DEL MAR BLVD, PASADENA, CA 91105.

You can find timetables or use the Metro Trip Planner at

Get a ride home

If your journey is not too far you can sign up for Uber or Lyft ahead of time, or catch a cab on the night.Here are a few local taxi numbers:

Places to Stay

Coming to the party, but don't want to drive home? Very smart. You can find out about public transport & taxis or stay nearby. The nearest hotels are:

Old Pasadena Inn
400 South Arroyo Parkway
626.795.8401 (reservations)

Hilton Pasadena
168 S. Los Robles Ave.

Courtyard by Marriott Old Pasadena
180 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

Other hotels/motels in the Pasadena area which may better suit your preferences can be found at, expedia or orbitz.