Long Beach Transit Issues Detour Information For Sunday During Long Beach Marathon
2013-10-11 · By Editor
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.
Passport: There will be no service to Shoreline Village and The Aquarium of the Pacific. LBT will utilize the 710 freeway to access The Queen Mary.
Routes 91 & 94: There will be no service within California State University, Long Beach.
Routes 21, 22, 45, 46, 71, 72, 91, 94, 121, 131,151, 171,173 and Passport: Due to Marathon road closures, these routes will have detours on segments of the routes.
Long Beach Transit encourages race-goers and the community to use public transportation on race day to help cut down on road and parking congestion. LBT bus drivers and supervisors work closely with city officials in order to best navigate around the road closures and get customers to their destinations.
To ride Long Beach Transit to the Marathon, personal trip planning is available by calling your Long Beach Transit customer service team at (562) 591-2301, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Maps of the marathon bus detours are available online at www.lbtransit.com.
About Long Beach Transit
Long Beach Transit serves 28.2 million boarding customers in Long Beach, Lakewood and Signal Hill—as well as portions of Artesia, Bellflower, Carson, Cerritos, Compton, Hawaiian Gardens, Los Alamitos, Norwalk and Paramount — with regular bus and “Passport” services. Water Taxi service is available during the summer months on the AquaBus and AquaLink. For more information visit www.lbtransit.com.