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Metro to Enhance Bus Service on Selected Lines Effective Sunday, Dec. 16

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Tuesday December 04, 2012

Effective Sunday, December 16, Metro will enhance service on selected Metro Bus lines by making some minor changes in an effort to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Metro bus service.

Additional midday and weekend bus service will be added to Line 40 (Downtown LA-South Bay Galleria via MLK Blvd.) along Crenshaw Blvd. and La Brea Avenue serving the Hawthorne/Lennon Metro Green Line Station.

Metro will add service to improve the frequency of bus service on the Metro Silver Line operating along the Harbor Freeway Transitway between the Artesia Transit Center and downtown Los Angeles during weekday morning peak periods. Silver Line service improvements during the morning peak period will operate from every 10 minutes to every 8 minutes. In addition, late night service along the Silver Line will improve from every 60 minutes to every 40 minutes.

Metro Rapid Line 733 (Downtown LA - Santa Monica via Venice Blvd.) in late December will get a new stop added along Venice Blvd. at the Culver City Station of the Metro Expo Line to better serve patrons transferring from bus to rail.

Below is a list of service changes and improvements to begin on Sunday, Dec. 16 or later.

40Downtown LA - South Bay Galleria via MLK Bl - Hawthorne Bl

Additional midday and weekend service on Crenshaw Bl and La Brea Av to the Hawthorne/Lennox Green Line Station.

217 Hollywood/Vine -- Culver City TC via Hollywood Bl -- Fairfax Av -- La Cienega Bl

Selected weekday trips extended to serve the Howard Hughes Center via Sepulveda Bl and Center Dr.

534 Malibu -- Washington/Fairfax Transit Hub via Pacific Coast Hwy

Rerouted in Downtown Santa Monica to improve on-time performance. New stop added in late December on Venice Bl at Culver City Expo Station.

612 South Gate Shuttle

Rerouted in Watts to serve Compton Av between 92nd St and 103rd St.

733 Downtown LA - Santa Monica via Venice Bl

New stop added in late December on Venice Bl at Culver City Expo Station.

740 Jefferson Park - South Bay Galleria via Crenshaw Bl - Hawthorne Bl

Southbound stop in downtown Inglewood relocated to La Brea Av and Queen St to improve connections with Line 212 (stop on La Brea Av at Manchester Bl no longer served.)

Silver Line - Artesia Transit Center - Downtown LA - El Monte Station

Additional weekday morning peak service from Artesia Transit Center to Downtown LA will improve from every 10 minutes to every 8 minutes. Late night service has been improved to every 40 minutes.

For complete details, look for revised timetables on metro.net or on buses during December.

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