LADOT on-demand transport services return to Westside with free rides throughout November – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – LAnow, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation’s micro-transit service, resumed Monday with free rides to Del Rey, Venice, Mar Vista and Palms in November.

The LAnow program will run Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at no cost to runners throughout the month.

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After November, adults and children over five travel for $ 1.50 each way. Seniors travel for 75 cents, and children four and under travel free.

“LA Now offers residents of many areas of Westside an alternative to blocking traffic jams,” said Councilor Mike Bonin. “I am delighted that we are resuming this program for Mar Vista, Venice, Del Rey, Palms and parts of Playa Vista, and I am delighted to be able to present this innovative shuttle service with one month of free rides.”

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Cyclists can access the service using the upgraded LAnow smartphone app

The now transported more than 10,000 runners before the suspension of service in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Melvin Z. Madore