Category Archives: Trip Reports

Picture essay: Expo Line construction

Here are a few pictures I took along the Expo Line right of way. All of these pictures I shot with an iPhone camera; some were taken out of train or car windows. These pictures were taken in early-to-mid September 2010. Please note all photos are (c) Charles P . Hobbs.

Santa Barbara Greyhound station to close

The story was in the January 12, 2010 Santa Barbara News Press: “Greyhound On The Move.” Greyhound is closing its Santa Barbara terminal, and, at this point in time, doesn’t know where in Santa Barbara it will stop. On a Greyhound enthusiast’s mailing list, a retired Greyhound employe  describes the Santa Barbara Greyhound station as […]

Dec 12 trip on LADOT #534

On December 12, 2009 I took a ride on the LADOT Commuter Express #534. This is a “reverse commute” line that leaves Downtown LA in the morning for Century City and returns to LA in the afternoon. It’s also unique as it runs entirely along surface streets (primarily Olympic Blvd); no freeway travel involved. This […]