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Public Transit + Commuter Resources

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Public Transport in Hermosa Beach

Hermosa Beach has public transportation options to take you around the South Bay and beyond while cutting down on traffic and decreasing air pollution. Public Transit options in the City of Hermosa Beach are provided by:
  • Beach Cities Transit – Beach Cities Transit provides fixed route and dial-a-ride transit service in the South Bay. BCT Line 109 connects Riviera Village, Pier Avenue in Hermosa Beach, Downtown Manhattan Beach, Downtown El Segundo, Douglas Green Line Station, The Pointe, Plaza El Segundo, Aviation/LAX Green Line station, and the LAX Bus Center. Dial-A-Ride service is provided for seniors and disabled passengers (see detail below).
  • LA Metro – LA Metro operates two bus transit lines through Hermosa Beach. Metro Line 130 provides service between Redondo Beach and the Harbor Gateway Transit Center and Metro Line 232 provides service between LAX and Long Beach along Pacific Coast Highway. 
  • LADOT Commuter Express – LA Commuter Express shuttles provide one-way limited stop transit service to job centers during commute hours. Commuter Express Line 438 provides morning commute service from the beach cities to Downtown LA and evening service from Downtown to the beach cities. 

Senior and Disabled Transit Options

Through partner service providers, a number of transit options specifically designed for seniors and disabled passengers are also available in Hermosa Beach. 
  • The WAVE Dial-A-Ride - Operating since 1987, the WAVE is a Senior and Disabled curb-to-curb Dial-A-Ride service operating through a cooperative partnership between the City of Redondo Beach and the City of Hermosa Beach. The WAVE provides convenient, inexpensive shared-ride transportation to destinations within Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach and designated satellite facilities in adjacent communities of Manhattan Beach and Torrance.
  • ACCESS - A shared ride countywide bus service for persons 55 years old and disabled citizens to destinations outside the city. Contact 1-800-827-0829.
  • Taxi Vouchers and Dial-A-Taxi - Senior citizens 62 years of age or older and disabled persons of any age may purchase the taxi vouchers. Residents must obtain either a TAPS Identification Card or an Access Paratransit Card prior to purchasing the vouchers. The City does not provide these types of TAPS Cards.

Dodger Stadium Express

Go Metro to Dodger Stadium by connecting with the Stadium Express at two convenient locations – Union Station or the South Bay. Your Dodger ticket is good for a FREE ride on the Dodger Stadium Express and you can catch a ride from the South Bay at the Harbor Gateway Transit Center.

Buses run every 20 minutes starting 2 hours before game time with the last bus leaving Harbor Gateway Transit Center at game start time. Return service begins after the end of the 7th inning, with the last bus departing 45 minutes after the final out or 20 minutes after a post-game event.

Commuter Resources

Whether you live or work in Hermosa, LA Metro has a number of commuter resources and incentives available to add choices to your commute. If you're looking for more transportation options so you can cut down on costs, reduce your carbon footprint, get exercise, or be more productive...check out LA Metro's Commuter Programs and Incentives