Long Beach public transportation

Summer University Program at CSULB Hosts Students from Switzerland and India

Summer University Program It’s a good thing Alvaro Monge didn’t simply delete an e-mail he received one day from Switzerland back in 2006. If he had, CSULB may not be a key player in what is now known as The Summer University in Computer Science.

Take In A Dodger Game And Leave Your Car AT Home

Dodger Stadium Express bus service from Union Station Photo by Aaron Stroot Metro will again offer Dodger Stadium Express bus service from Union Station in downtown Los Angeles to Dodger Stadium beginning March 28 with the Dodgers pre-game series and throughout the regular 2011 baseball season under a grant approved by the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC).

Subway Extension Gets Green Light to Connect Metro’s Blue and Gold Lines

metro subway extension projects - blueline FTA approval means that Federal funding for the Regional Connector light rail project could be included in next year's budget. Metro Chair Don Knabe announced the great news that the Federal Transit Administration has given formal approval for preliminary engineering work to begin on the Westside Subway Extension and the Regional Connector, moving both projects a step closer to actual construction.

Go Metro on a free ride for New Year’s Eve

metro subway extension projects - blueline Just like the Long Beach Transit free-ride promotion, Metro will also offer a free fare program for all Metro Bus and Metro Rail lines operating on New Year’s Eve. The free fare program will be in effect between the hours of 9 p.m.

Shopping Local or in L.A., Go Metro this Holiday

ride metro shopping in Los Angeles L.A. is a shoppers dream, from arty items at museum gift shops to laid-back beach attire in ocean-adjacent malls to seriously discounted clothing at the downtown Fashion Mart. The only problem — besides money to pay the bills — is getting there without the stress and strain of L.A.’s nasty traffic.

LA Metro Board Approves Environmental Drafts for Westside Subway Extension and Regional Connector Projects

metro subway extension projects - blueline The Regional Connector Project recommendations include a fully-underground light rail line connecting the Metro Gold Line, Metro Blue Line and the future Expo Line. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors approved the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/R) for the Westside Subway Extension and Regional Connector projects, clearing the way for both projects to enter final environmental review and preliminary engineering.

Folding Bikes Take Center Stage at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

clinton-global-initiative Folding Bikes As part of the 2010 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, Bigfish Bikes, LLC today is announcing two initiatives to incorporate folding bikes into the alternative transportation continuum, giving mass transit commuters an easy solution for traveling “the first/last mile” between transit stations and their start/end point.

Mobis Transportation/Bikestation makes list of 25 Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs

bikestation Mobis Transportation/Bikestation, the nation’s only turnkey bicycle and alternative transportation transit network, announced Sunday, June 28th, that the company has been named one of the 25 Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs in Bloomberg Businessweek’s second annual U.S.

Service reductions included in LB Transit Board’s newly approved operating budget

LB-Transit Long Beach Transit sees new leadership Long Beach Transit’s Board of Directors has approved a Fiscal Year 2010/11 operating budget that will include service reductions beginning with the fall school semester. The reductions, which will amount to approximately three percent of total Long Beach Transit service hours, will consist of slightly longer wait times between buses on certain routes and fewer buses to accommodate Long Beach Unified School District students.

Current LBT U-Pass ends this month for CSULB students

long-beach-transit-bus CSULB U-PASS Long Beach Transit officials say that the widely successful U-PASS program with California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will conclude for the current academic year on May 29. The public transportation program will resume again in the fall to coincide with the academic school year.

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