Tag Archives: RTD

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 […]

Between the Westside and the Valley; A History of Bus Service through the Sepulveda Pass

As “Carmageddon” (the closure of I-405 in the Sepulveda Pass) fades into history for the next eleven months, let us now discuss the history of bus services between West Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley Between the Westside and the Valley – Before the I-405 Before there was a road in the Sepulveda Pass, […]

MTA #266: From Pasadena to Lakewood

A More Than Red Cars reader writes:   How about an “analysis” (historical review) of Lines 76 (Valley Blvd. to El Monte from Downtown L.A.), and Line 266 (Sierra Madre Station to Lakewood Center via Rosemead Blvd.? Maybe a review of these two bus lines will draw attention to getting more service on them!   […]