Ridership is down about 80% at Long Beach Transit, which has reversed a trend of growth seen before the pandemic, officials said.
Free rides will be offered starting at 5:00 p.m. and some routes will run as late as 2:45 a.m..
The Long Beach Transit driver was finishing up his bus route for the night when he started hitting parked cars, according to authorities.
Rather than having to request transfers and handle cash on board, all transiters have to do is simply tap their TAP card on the next train or bus they hop into within two-and-a-half hours after leaving their previous form of transit.
Long Beach Transit was among 28 recipients of $2.6 billion in state grants meant to expand transit and rail projects working to become faster, frequent, and more reliable.
Long Beach Transit (LBT) was one of 12 transit agencies statewide to receive a combined millions of dollars in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation to modernize and improve bus infrastructure throughout the country.
Aiming to improve student ridership, Long Beach Transit (LBT) announced last Wednesday a partnership with students in Poly High School’s business program, Pacific Rim Academy.
Long Beach Transit (LBT) and the City of Long Beach announced this week the start of a pilot program to provide free transportation between the Long Beach Airport (LGB) and the Metro Blue Line via an LBT-operated express bus shuttle called the Blue Line 2 Airline.
Long Beach Transit (LBT) announced this week that it received a $600,000 grant to purchase 40 “near-zero” compressed natural gas (CNG) engines.