Office of the City Manager

Pasadena Bus Route Changes Announced

Pasadena Bus Route Changes Announced


PASADENA, Calif.—Riders on Pasadena’s popular Area Rapid Transit System (ARTS) buses, will notice service changes beginning the week of July 1 as part of an ongoing effort to improve and increase local transit services, including changes to Route 10, Route 20 and Route 51/52. 

Changes include: 

  • More direct service along Colorado Boulevard in the Central District for Route 10 
  • Increased frequency of service on the heavily used Route 20 
  • Schedule adjustments on Route 51/52 in response to riders’ requests. 

Route 10 will now operate on Colorado Blvd. in both directions between Pasadena Avenue and Lake Avenue, improving the connection between Old Pasadena and City Hall to the Playhouse and South Lake Districts.  Bus stops will be located nearly every block or two along both sides of Colorado Boulevard.  Route 10 will still service a portion of Green Street between Orange Grove Boulevard and Pasadena Avenue. 

Extra bus service is also coming to Route 20, the City’s most popular route with more than 700,000 passengers a year traveling along its service corridor of Lake Avenue and Fair Oaks Avenue.  As part of a three-year, $1.9 million federal grant, the City is adding bus service in both directions during the weekdays.  Route 20 provides direct connections to four Metro Gold Line stations, numerous other bus lines, key commercial and entertainment areas, medical destinations, employment centers, schools, and numerous other destinations in Pasadena.  

Riders on Route 51/52 will notice a schedule adjustment to improve on-time arrival performance.  Based on customer input, many of the scheduled “stop times” on this route have been shifted—in some cases by several minutes—so all riders are advised to check updated schedules on the City’s website.  This route serves Old Pasadena, the South Raymond corridor, both Art Center College of Design campuses and JPL. 

For more information on these service changes, please visit www.cityofpasadena.net/artsbus or call (626) 744-4055. 

For more information about the City, visit www.cityofpasadena.net.  Follow the City on Twitter @PasadenaGov. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 2, 2013  #063-13 

NEWS MEDIA CONTACTS: Mark Yamarone, Department of Transportation, (626) 744-7474, myamarone@cityofpasadena.net, or William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net 



Posted: 7/10/2013 08:30:00 AM
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