City of Commerce Municipal Bus Lines

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Commerce Municipal Bus Lines
Parent City of Commerce
Founded 1969
Headquarters 5555 Jillson Street
Locale Commerce, California
Service type bus service, paratransit
Routes 7
Website [1]

City of Commerce Municipal Bus Lines is Commerce, California's transportation service, providing local routes that serve the need of those traveling within the city itself. CMBL compliments the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's routes through the city, which connect this suburb to nearby towns and Downtown Los Angeles. It is only one of few bus lines in the nation that offer completely free bus services.

Routes[edit]

  • Green Route- Commerce Center via Garfield
  • Orange Route- Commerce Center via Eastern
  • Yellow Route- Commerce Center via City Hall
  • Blue- Commerce Center via Leonis
  • Red- Commerce Center via Atlantic
  • Citadel Express- Citadel Outlets via Downtown Los Angeles
  • 26th Street Shuttle - Commerce Metrolink Station via City Hall

Additional AM and PM shuttles operate for school purposes from Gage/Garfield area to City Hall.

Transit Fleet[edit]

Current Roster[edit]

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
326-327 (2nd) 1997 Neoplan USA AN440 CNG Cummins L10G Allison B400R Ex-LACMTA 6496 & 6434.
330 (2nd),
331-336
2008 NABI 35-LFW CNG
(035.11)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R Features security cameras and bike racks.[1]
337 2010 NABI 31-LFW CNG
(031.05)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
338 2015 Ford/Glaval F-550/? Ford Triton SEFI V10 6.8L Ford TorqShift 5-Speed Auto OD
340-341 2012 NFI C35LFR Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R

Retired Roster[edit]

Fleet
number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
300 (1st) 1966 GMC PD-4107 Detroit Diesel 8V71N 4-speed manual Leased.
300 (2nd) Renumbered 303 (2nd)
301 1997 NFI D40LF Ex-?
302 (1st) 1985 Nissan Diesel U31L Sold to Douglas Bus Lines 302.
302 (2nd) Renumbered 304 (2nd)
303 (1st) 1950 GMC TGH-3101 GMC 270
303 (2nd) 1968 Flxible 2363-DD1-41-IC-AC Ex-300 (2nd).
304-306 (1st),
307
1989 NFI D40 Ex-Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority 5033, 5036, 5026 & 5024.
304 (2nd) 2001 NFI L40LF Ex-302 (2nd).
305-306 (2nd) 1986 Gillig Phantom Detroit Diesel 8V71N Ex-TNM&O Coaches L838 & L842.
308, 311 (1st) 1951 GMC TDH-4509 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex-San Diego Transit System 980-981.
309 1949 GMC TDH-4509 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex-San Diego Transit System 945.
310, 312 (1st) 1950 GMC TDH-4509 Detroit Diesel 6-71 Allison VH Ex-San Diego Transit System 959, 951.
310-312 (2nd) 1997 Nova Bus RTS-06
(RTNFD72)
Detroit Diesel Series 50
313 1991 TMC RTS-06
(T80-606)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731
314 1968 GMC T6H-4521 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
315 (1st) 1969 GMC T6H-4521 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
315 (2nd) 1995 Flxible Metro "E"
(35102-4D)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison V731 Exported to Aguascalientes, Mexico.
316 1970 GMC T6H-4521 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
317 1971 GMC T6H-4521A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
318 1973 GMC T6H-4523A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
319-320 1976 GMC T6H-4523A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
321-323 1982 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596T6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-740
324-325 1983 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TA6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
326-327 (1st),
328-329
1990 Flxible Metro "B"
(35096-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TAC Allison V731
330 (1st) 2004 NABI 40-LFW CNG

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