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Public disturbances and vandalism remain an issue at CSULB

Public disturbances and vandalism remain an issue at CSULB

Payton Cōplin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017

Filed under Crime, News, Today

Disturbance - University Police arrived at 7 p.m. on Oct. 24 to Lot 8A when a female student requested police presence to settle a parking dispute. The woman claimed that as she was parking her car, a male su...

Updated information on bus and shuttle schedules due to construction

Updated information on bus and shuttle schedules due to construction

August 22, 2017

The West Campus Circle will be closed until the end of fall semester due to construction. As a result, affected Long Beach Transit bus routes will take a detour. The affected bus routes are 91, 92, 93, 94, ...

Campus traffic circle closes for construction

Campus traffic circle closes for construction

August 22, 2017

Overdue repairs have caused the West Campus turnaround, which directs traffic around Brotman Hall and the USU building, to be closed off from mid-July through early November. Upgrades to a campus storm ...

Eco-friendly changes are coming to Long Beach Transit

Eco-friendly changes are coming to Long Beach Transit

April 9, 2017

Be careful to not miss the bus, because it’ll be harder to hear it coming around the corner. At the end of March, Long Beach Transit began to release new electrically powered buses as part of the...

CSULB’s LB Transit TAP card to be replaced by sticker

CSULB’s LB Transit TAP card to be replaced by sticker

February 15, 2017

TAP cards used by Cal State Long Beach students, staff and faculty for free bus rides with Long Beach Transit will be replaced by a sticker, though current cards will not need to be replaced. The sti...

Long Beach Transit may purchase 10 battery-electric buses from BYD Motors, Inc.

Gene Kumagai, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2015

Filed under News, Today

After three years, environmentally-friendly public transportation is back on the Long Beach City Council’s agenda. Long Beach Transit negotiated a new deal with Build Your Dreams Motors, Inc. to purchase 10 battery-powered buses, an on-route charging station, associated maintenance tools and training, according to the agenda item. The item also specifies that LBT originally tried to purchase electric buses in 2012,...

Transit in Transition

Jesus Ambrosio

February 18, 2015

Filed under News

LBT will hold a public hearing next week regarding the purchase of new electric buses buses that the city intends to use for the next five years. LBT will unveil new fleet class “battery electric buses” and will be looking to expand on its current compressed natural gas buses, according to a press release. “It seems like they are always trying to provide some sort of affordable transportation,” Alfredo Gutierrez, ...

Change you can’t believe in: Long Beach Transit plans to stop accepting pennies

Change you can’t believe in: Long Beach Transit plans to stop accepting pennies

January 29, 2015

In efforts to increase the efficacy of the public transportation in Long Beach, LBT buses will stop accepting pennies on Feb. 8. “With the life of a penny, well, it gets passed around a lot, it gets...