Lawndale Beat Information & Schedule

The lawndale Beat Returned TO SERVICE on May 15, 2023. SEARCH GOOGLE MAPS ON ANY MOBILE DEVICE FOR TRIP PLANNING ASSISTANCE.

 ALL STUDENTS RIDE FREE OF CHARGE ON ANY SCHOOL DAY WITH A  VALID STUDENT ID.

NEW BUSES COMING IN 2024.

BEAT Bus Welcome Aboard
The City of Lawndale operates a fixed-route bus schedule serving key destinations in Lawndale. Use the route map and schedule table to determine the best route to use and most convenient travel times.

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday 7am - 6:35pm
Saturday 8:40am - 5:55pm
Sunday 9:20am - 5:45pm

**Lawndale Beat does not operate on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas. The following holidays will follow the Sunday schedule: Veteran's Day, Fourth of July, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day

Lawndale Beat SYSTEM Brochure
Stop-by-Stop Schedules:

EXPRESS ROUTE:

Monday through Sunday and City-observed Holidays 

RESIDENTIAL ROUTE:

Monday through Friday

Saturdays

Sundays and City-observed Holidays

Fares

One Way:
Seniors/Disabled:
Monthly Pass:
Transfers:

$.75
Free
$12.00
Free

Seniors 62 years and older & persons with disabilities can ride Lawndale Beat free of charge. Children under 6 years of age ride free when accompanying a fare-paying adult.

Transfers and Passes

If your trip requires the use of more than one Lawndale Beat route, or a connection to a neighboring transit provider, ask your driver for a free transfer when paying your fare. Transfers are valid for up to 60 minutes on any Lawndale Beat neighboring transit provider except for the issuing route.

Metro LIFE (Low Income Fare in Easy) Program

Metro LIFE program is available to Los Angeles County residents who qualify.

Click here to view or print LIFE program information sheet and/or application.

To apply for Metro LIFE program online, please visit taptogo.net/applyforLIFE

Each Lawndale Beat vehicle displays a destination sign that identifies the vehicle's route.
Each bus stop is identified with an easy-to-read sign.

Friendly reminders to make your ride pleasant!

  • Be at your desired stop at least 5 minutes early.
  • Have fare ready: exact cash, monthly pass or transfer. Drivers cannot make change.
  • If you require a transfer slip, please notify driver when paying the fare. Transfer slips are good for 60 minutes.
  • Take your seat upon entering and remain seated until the vehicle arrives at your stop.
  • Front seating is reserved for seniors and persons with disabilities.
  • All Lawndale Beat vehicles are wheelchair accessible.
  • As the vehicle approaches your destination, notify the driver that you wish to get off.
  • Remain seated until the vehicle stops.
  • After you exit, stand to the side of the road or on the sidewalk until the vehicle has pulled away. For your safety, do not cross in front of the vehicle.

Other Transportation

Access Paratransit:
TTD 1-800-826-7280
Direct 1-213-488-1748

RideInfo:
1-800-431-7882
Toll Free 1-800-883-1295

MTA Information Hotline:
1-800-COMMUTE (266-6883)

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