Torrance Transit

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Torrance Transit
Torrance Transit logo.png
Founded 1940
Service area South Bay
Service type bus service
Routes 11
Fuel type Diesel, Gasoline, CNG
Chief executive Kim Turner
Website Transit

Torrance Transit is a transit agency serving mainly the South Bay region of Los Angeles County.

Routes[edit]

Route Terminals via Notes
1
Del Amo Fashion Center
Carson Street and Hawthorne Boulevard
Harbor Freeway Station Figueroa Street, Vermont Avenue, Torrance Boulevard
2
Del Amo Fashion Center
Madrona Avenue and Carson Street
Harbor Freeway Station El Segundo Boulevard, Crenshaw Boulevard, Artesia Boulevard, Inglewood Avenue, Anza Avenue
3
Redondo Beach Pier Long Beach Transit Mall Carson Street, Main Street, Pacific Coast Highway
  • Operates daily
  • Operates alongside Rapid 3
Rapid 3
South Bay Galleria
Artesia Boulevard and Kingsdale Avenue
Long Beach Transit Mall Hawthorne Boulevard, Carson Street, Avalon Boulevard, Pacific Coast Highway
  • Operates weekday rush hours only
  • See also: Metro Rapid
4
Downtown LA
Union Station
Torrance
Hawthorne Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway
In Downtown LA: Grand Avenue and Olive Street
Express Portion: Harbor Transitway
In the South Bay: Vermont Avenue, Torrance Boulevard, Hawthorne Boulevard
  • Operates weekday rush hours in the peak direction (northbound in the AM, southbound in the PM)
  • Accepts TAP cards
5
Crenshaw Green Line Station Torrance Airport
Pacific Coast Highway and Crenshaw Boulevard
Van Ness Avenue, Arlington Avenue, Narbonne Avenue
  • Operates weekdays and Saturdays
6
Del Amo Fashion Center
Carson Street and Hawthorne Boulevard
Artesia Station 190th Street
7
Redondo Beach Pier Carson
Sepulveda Boulevard and Avalon Boulevard
Sepulveda Boulevard
  • Operates weekdays and Saturdays
8
LAX
City Bus Center
Torrance
Pacific Coast Highway and Hawthorne Boulevard
Aviation Boulevard, Hawthorne Boulevard
9
Del Amo Fashion Center
Carson Street and Hawthorne Boulevard
Carson
Lomita Boulevard and Avalon Boulevard
Lomita Boulevard
  • Operates weekdays and Saturdays
10
Crenshaw Green Line Station Torrance
Pacific Coast Highway and Crenshaw Boulevard
Crenshaw Boulevard
  • Operates weekdays and Saturdays

Torrance Transit doesn't operate on Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's Day. Service on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day operates on Sunday schedule.

Fares[edit]

Fare Type Regular Student Senior/Disabled/Medicare
One-way $1.00 $0.50 $0.25
Express Upgrade $1.00 $0.50 $0.50
Transfer $0.40
Local Monthly Pass $35.00 $30.00 $35.00
Express Monthly Pass $65.00 +$1.00/ride $65.00

Torrance Transit is free to blind, Metrolink/EZ Pass holders and children under 5 (limit 2 per accompanying adult).

Fleet[edit]

Torrance Transit fleet is made of Gillig Phantoms and Gillig Advantages. Each bus is numbered 4--. Fleet is maintained at the facilities department on Madrona Avenue. In 2010 Torrance Transit began replacing its bus fleet very slowly with GE40LFR's which bus order is now the C40LFRs from New Flyer Industries. The new buses were delivered a new paint scheme which has marked mark the start of a rebranding [1] effort from the agency. (For complete fleet roster see at CPTDB Wiki)

Order Year Manufacturer Model Fleet Series
(Quantity)
Powertrain
(Engine/Transmission)
Fuel Propulsion
1992-93 Gillig Phantom
(High Floor)
444-464
(21)
Diesel
1996 465-467
(3)
  • DD S50
    • Allison WB-400R
1998 468-473
(6)
  • DD S50
    • Allison WB-400R
2000 Advantage
(Low Floor)
474-481
(8)
2002 482-492
(11)
  • Cummins ISL
    • Allison WB-400R
2010 NFI GE40LFR 300-309
(10)
Hybrid
2011 C40LFR 310-329
(20)
  • Cummins Westport ISL-G
    • Allison WB-400R
CNG
2012 NFI XN40 330-338
(9)
  • Cummins Westport ISL-G
    • Allison WB-400R
CNG

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