Long Beach public transit

California Repertory Company Presents The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

the-allergist's-wife In Busch’s cheeky satire of philosophy and art, a worldly old friend interrupts a culture-saturated Manhattan housewife’s nervous breakdown.  With this production set in 2000, the director, Gavin Cameron-Webb aims to look back at life during that time while still bringing out the laughs in the piece.

Long Beach Transit Announces Free Bus Service on New Years Eve

lb-transit-bus 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.

Share Our Streets; Educating Motorists, Bicyclists and Pedestrians

bike- photo by Swoop A comprehensive safety outreach campaign encouraging motorists and bicyclists to “Share Our Streets” is under way throughout Long Beach and on the Web. The campaign’s critical safety message is that most bicycle-related accidents could be prevented if bicyclists and motorists would follow five safe-riding and driving practices.

Metro Launches Expanded Late-Night Weekend Service on all Metro Rail Lines

metro blue line in long beach Photo by fredcamino On Friday and Saturday nights all Metro Rail lines – Red, Purple, Blue, Gold, Green and Expo – will operate until 2 a.m.The Metro Orange Line busway will run until 2:40 a.m. to accommodate the transfer of riders from the Metro Red Line at the North Hollywood station.

Metro Ridership Shows Sharp Increase in 2012

metro blue line in long beach Photo by fredcamino As gas prices continue to climb and a recovering economy takes hold, recent Metro system ridership numbers show a sharp increase in weekday boardings during January and February of 2012. Metro bus and rail ridership jumped the charts during the first two months of this year, with the Orange Line commuter route up a significant 18%.

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