Long Beach Transit (LBT) announced this week that it received a $600,000 grant to purchase 40 “near-zero” compressed natural gas (CNG) engines.
Long Beach Transit users may start noticing the presence of uniformed security officers riding with them, that’s because they are part of a pilot Transit Ambassador Program that just launched, LBT officials announced earlier this week.
Students in need will be receiving help from Long Beach Transit (LBT) after employees recently donated school supplies, hygiene supplies and food in cooperation with the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials’ (COMTO) Southern California Chapter Back to School Drive.
Long Beach Transit (LBT) will host a series of community meetings this month starting Wednesday, October 4, to address possible changes to its transit service.
Long Beach Transit (LBT) announced today the launch of its brand new texting feature, a technology that will streamline the process of finding out next bus times for the convenience of all Long Beach bus patrons.
A Long Beach Transit bus driver was trapped under his steering wheel for nearly two hours after the bus collided with a pick-up truck in Lakewood Wednesday evening, Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Rick Flores said.
The Long Beach Transit Board of Directors announced Monday that they authorized Kenneth McDonald, LBT President and CEO, to enter into a contract with Los Angeles-based company BYD Motors, Inc. for the purchase of 10 battery electric, zero-emission buses and their supporting charging systems.
Stand Up 4 Transportation, organized by Long Beach Transit (LBT), raised awareness of the need for congress to pass a long-term surface transportation infrastructure bill. Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century, or MAP 21, was a two year bill that authorized funding for federal transit programs administered by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), according to LBT. Congress extended the bill in July 2014, which is set to end on May 31, 2015.
As part of Stand Up 4 Transportation Day (National Transportation Infrastructure Day), Long Beach Transit will host two free events on Thursday, April 9, including a community rally from 11:00AM to 2:00PM at Promenade Park in downtown Long Beach.