A portion of the 12.5 mile alignment is in operation. The first 1.8 miles of the alignment from South Park View St to Western Av is a bus-only lane in both directions along Wilshire Bl. The new bus lanes began operating at 7 a.m. Wednesday, June 5. Only transit buses are permitted to use the lanes during weekday peak hours, 7-9 a.m. and 4-7 p.m. Bicyclists are permitted to use the bus lanes during peak hours. Drivers in cars and trucks are subject to a citation if driving in the BRT lanes during weekday peak hours.
All vehicles are permitted to use the BRT lanes during off-peak hours and on weekends. Warnings may be issued for a short period to familiarize drivers with the new BRT lane.