Transitions across all transit agencies in L.A. County require TAP card beginning July 15

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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...
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Long Beach Transit’s ‘Museum Express’ takes you beyond the city to everywhere from Morongo Casino to the LA Zoo

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Photo by Brian Addison. Above: Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens. Sometimes—oftentimes—you just don’t want to drive. And that is okay because, well, the typical Californian drives all too often. And even mass transit commuters stick to their cities on...
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Long Beach Transit Receives State Funding for More Zero-Emission Battery Electric Buses, Expanded Service

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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.
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Long Beach Transit Receives $1.2 Million Grant to Buy Battery-Electric Buses

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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.
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Long Beach Transit Seeks to Improve Student Ridership

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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.
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Free Holiday Express Shuttle Between Long Beach Airport and Blue Line to Launch Saturday

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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...

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Long Beach Transit Receives $600K Grant to Purchase Near-Zero CNG Engines

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Long Beach Transit (LBT) announced this week that it received a $600,000 grant to purchase 40 “near-zero” compressed natural gas (CNG) engines.

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Long Beach Transit Pilot Program Adds Uniformed Security Riding Buses

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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.

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Long Beach Transit Employees Donate to Back to School Drive

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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.

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Long Beach Transit Seeking Public’s Input on Possible Service Changes

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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.

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