Tag Archives: bus

Connecting the Dots: Bus Service between Riverside and the Coachella Valley

In terms of bus service, Riverside County can be divided into three parts: Western Riverside County, from the border with San Bernardino and Orange Counties to the San Gorgonio Pass (Beaumont/Banning). This area includes the City of Riverside, which is the county seat. Coachella Valley, including Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, La Quinta, Indio, Coachella, [...]

Big Blue Bus Breakthrough

The Big Blue Breakthrough In the early morning hours of August 29, 2011, a bus pulled up to the intersection of Wilshire and Western, loaded a few passengers, and continued on its route. But this was not one of Metro’s orange Local or red Rapid buses. Nor was it a LADOT DASH shuttle. Instead, this [...]

Transit Trip in Trouble: OCTA-NCTD Connection Under Attack

The Transit Gods both giveth and taketh away, nowadays. It was just a few months ago when transit fans were excited over the possibility of an all-transit trip between Los Angeles and San Francisco. But now another classic all-transit trip is threatened. The connection between the Orange County Transit Agency and the North County Transit [...]