Long Beach AquaBus
On February 8, 2015, Long Beach Transit (LBT) will no longer sell paper bus passes. LBT will instead use a durable card-based system called TAP (Transit Access Pass). LBT customers will need to acquire a TAP card to purchase Long Beach Transit bus passes.
On Tuesday, September 23, 2014, Long Beach Transit released a Request For Proposal (RFP) seeking up to 10 battery-electric buses from a qualified Transit Vehicle Manufacturer (TVM).
With the addition of battery-electric buses, over 80 percent of Long Beach Transit’s active revenue fleet will be either hybrid, compressed natural gas or zero-emission battery-electric buses.
Free system-wide bus service will be available on Long Beach Transit starting at 5 p.m. this New Year’s Eve. The promotion encourages residents to take public transit to and from festivities in Long Beach to avoid drinking and driving.
On Sunday, October 13, some Long Beach Transit customers will experience detours and delays due to the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon. Expect detours until 5 p.m. or until street closures are reopened. Race participants who present their runner’s bib with racing numbers may ride Long Beach Transit for free on the day of the Marathon.
Long Beach Transit announces its regular summer service change and start of its museum program which takes customers to many museums in Los Angeles and Orange County during the summer months.
Museum Express: One of Long Beach Transit’s most popular programs, Museum Express gives residents the opportunity to travel to well-known, often nationally-acclaimed, museums and gardens for only $8 via a comfortable, air conditioned Long Beach Transit bus.
Long Beach Transit’s popular water taxis, AquaLink, AquaLink Express and AquaBus, are back on the water from May 18 through September 29, 2013. AquaBus service is $1 one way and connects customers to popular downtown attractions like The Queen Mary, Hotel Maya, Aquarium of the Pacific, Pine Avenue Circle and Shoreline Village.