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Alternative Travel Options

In addition to our three bus shuttles, we have alternative options available for your commute along the Blue Line, including car share, bike share, ride share and van pool.

Car share

Car share customers can rent, locate and unlock vehicles from a mobile application, turning any car into a connected car. Transit patrons can park and ride, then make their vehicles available for others to use as a connection to their destination.

During the New Blue Improvements Project, car share will be available at the Willow Station parking lot through Zipcar.com and Getaround.com

Rideshare

Ridesharing refers to any form of traveling other than driving alone; including carpooling, vanpooling, taking transit, bicycling and walking. Metro Rideshare can help you connect with other commuters who share the same travel time/route and who are looking to save money. Sign up now and see how easy it is to get personalized information on carpooling, vanpooling, finding a bike buddy or taking transit. Visit www.ridematch.info to register.

Metro’s Partnership with Via at the Blue Line Artesia Station

Metro has partnered with Via to offer on-demand rides to or from the Artesia station within the Via service zone below:Customers can book a seat in a shared, dynamically-routed vehicle Monday through Friday, from 6:00am to 8:00pm. Rides can be requested by using Via’s mobile app or by calling (619) 731-0710.

Via will match passengers with other riders going their way to the Artesia Station. Rides will be shared, affordable, accessible and on-demand. Customers with disabilities, including those with service animals, wheelchairs, or other mobility aids or who need additional assistance to board or alight, can request on-demand rides in the app or with the call center. For more information, go to metro.net/via .

Via location at Blue Line Artesia Station

Bike share

There are several programs to help you bike commute along the Blue Line:

Vanpool

Metro administers the Metro Vanpool Program to provide alternative transportation choices to commuters, improve air quality and reduce traffic congestion in Los Angeles County.

Contact us for questions at our Help desk 213-922-7003.

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