Category Archives: Trip Reports

Omni-Faster: Speeding Up Bus Service in San Bernardino County

During the past two years, Omnitrans has added two bus services that enable passengers to travel faster. These are the sbX bus rapid transit system, which opened in April 2014, and Line #290, a freeway express bus route that started service in September 2015. Up until now, I had not had a chance to ride either […]

Photo essay: Expo Line cars reach Washington Bl.

Last September,  took a trip along the under-construction Expo Line, between Downtown LA and Culver City. Now there are test trains running, but up until about a week ago, the trains ran along the Exposition Bl. segment of the route, where I rarely go anymore. Last week, however, I started seeing Expo Line cars (similar […]

Main and Los Angeles Streets, Downtown — Worth the Walk

After arriving in downtown Los Angeles, I still had about an hour before my Southern California Transit Advocates meeting. So I decided to do a little urban exploration, on foot. I looked down Spring Street. Didn’t see too many people walking around, so I thought, “A walk down Main would be more rewarding.” So I […]