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Cyclists Get Free Transit on LADOT Thursday May 16th for Bike to Work Day

Press release from LADOT

The City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) together with other transportation agencies will celebrate Bike to Work Day this year on Thursday, May 16, 2019. To encourage this fun and healthy method of commuting, LADOT will again offer free rides to people on bikes who use DASH and Commuter Express bus service, and the newly launched LAnow on-demand shared-ride service on that day. Any rider who either brings a bicycle or wears a bicycle helmet will be given a free ride on these transit services. To access free LAnow rides, riders need to use the special code BIKELANOW when booking their trips.

“Two wheels are better than four on Bike to Work Day when you can test ride some of the 1,172 total miles of bikeways in the City of Los Angeles,” said LADOT General Manager Seleta Reynolds. “If you need an assist from LADOT transit, it’s free on Bike to Work Day for people on bikes, as our show of thanks for choosing to ride.”

LADOT Transit recently announced the largest services expansion in the history of the City of Los Angeles that adds evening service until 9 p.m. on all DASH Downtown routes. It also added weekend service on all DASH routes operating within 27 communities in the City, introduced two new routes to the popular Commuter Express services, implemented LAnow, an on-demand shared-ride service on the Westside, and increased benefits to Cityride participants.

For specific route and schedule information, please visit our website at ladottransit.com.

About LADOT Transit

LADOT Transit is the operating Bureau of the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation responsible for providing commuter bus, neighborhood circulator bus, on-demand first-mile/last-mile service and accessible transportation for seniors and the disabled. LADOT Transit services provided over 20 million trips to those who live, work and visit Los Angeles in 2018.

LADOT Transit’s Commuter Express program offers point-to-point workday bus service, from the San Fernando Valley, Thousand Oaks, Calabasas, the Beach Cities, El Segundo, and the Westside to Downtown Los Angeles; from Downtown to El Segundo as well as between Pasadena, Glendale and Burbank, San Pedro and Long Beach, and from the San Fernando Valley to the Westside and South Bay.

DASH neighborhood circulator bus services operate in Downtown Los Angeles and 27 other neighborhoods in the City of Los Angeles.

LAnow is an on-demand, shared-ride first and last mile pilot service operated by LADOT Transit in the communities of Del Rey, Mar Vista, Venice Beach and Palms.

Cityride is the largest voluntary paratransit program of its kind in the nation, offering essential transportation services to seniors and the mobility challenged with dial-a-ride van, taxi and free fares on LADOT DASH services.

By |2019-05-10T16:23:49-07:00May 10th, 2019|Blog, City Departments, LADOT, Transportation|Comments Off on Cyclists Get Free Transit on LADOT Thursday May 16th for Bike to Work Day
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