Commuter bus links Santa Clarita, Valley

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! SANTA CLARITA – A commuter bus linking Santa Clarita and the San Fernando Valley will begin service today, transit officials said. The Route 8 bus will have daily service from the McBean Transfer Station at McBean Parkway and Valencia Boulevard in Valencia to the Sylmar Metrolink Station. It will be operated by Santa Clarita Transit and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. “Linking two hubs of transportation is key to allowing riders the most options in terms of jobs, health care, schools and shopping,” said Dianna Boone, Santa Clarita Transit manager. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant Weekdays, Route 8 will depart every 30 minutes from 5:50 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. On Saturdays, the bus will run from 6:20 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. and on Sundays from 7:20 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. The fare will be $1 each way, or $25 a month with a Santa Clarita Transit monthly pass. Metro’s EZ Transit monthly passes will also be accepted. “As Santa Clarita and the surrounding area continue to grow, links between it and Metro’s Los Angeles transit options will become increasingly important to maintaining a high quality of life for Santa Clarita residents, many of whom work in Los Angeles,” said MTA chief executive officer Roger Snoble. Bus schedules are available at www.santaclaritatransit.com.last_img

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