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May 12, 2010
Glendale Beeline to carry bicyclists free Glendale Beeline buses will offering free rides to people traveling with their bicycles from Monday to May 21, according to an announcement today from the city. The free ride program coincides with National Bike Month. All Glendale Beeline buses have mounted bike rakes, as do many bus stops. Glendale officials in recent months have been pursuing programs to increase bicycle use and safety throughout the city. ? Zarian to host mayors Former Glendale Mayor Rafi Manoukian, and current Mayor Ara Najarian, are scheduled to appear live Thursday on ?
NEWS
December 1, 2001
Karen S. Kim GLENDALE -- About $300,000 of federal funding has been secured by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Glendale) to help support the popular Glendale Beeline shuttle bus service. The money will go toward purchasing a bus, which costs $325,000, and the city will pay the rest, officials said. "Anything to help expand and grow the Beeline, which is very popular, just helps us to deliver a better service to the citizens who come out and keep riding the bus more and more," said Mark Maloney, city supervisor of transportation and parking services.
NEWS
March 30, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- The transfer of Metropolitan Transportation Line 177 to the Glendale Beeline system linking Glendale and La Canada Flintridge is on schedule to happen in the summer. The Glendale City Council on Tuesday signed off on the transfer as part of a master plan approved by the city in September. The new Route 3 in the Glendale Beeline system will link the Glendale Galleria, Glendale Community College and Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
NEWS
April 15, 2000
Marianne Love GLENDALE -- The transfer of Metropolitan Transportation Line 177 to La Canada Flintridge and Glendale went off without a hitch. Now called Route 3, bus service takes riders from Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Canada Flintridge to the Glendale Galleria as part of the Glendale Beeline system. Buses run every 30 minutes between the Glendale Galleria and JPL. Sections between the mall and Glendale Community College will offer service every 15 minutes.
NEWS
August 17, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman Forgotten packages are an all-too-common occurrence on the Glendale Beeline, but the quick thinking -- and fast footwork -- of one driver thwarted a theft and returned a purse to his passenger. Glendale resident Darrin Wroten has only been on the job for seven months, but he's already earned the moniker of "hero" from his supervisor and co-workers. Wroten, 31, was driving his regular circuit -- Beeline Route 4 -- when a woman got off the bus at Chevy Chase Drive and Adams Street about 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, then got back on and asked him if he had seen her purse.
NEWS
April 16, 2007
ON THE AGENDA The following items will be considered at Tuesday's Glendale City Council meeting: LIBRARY GRANT The council will vote whether to appropriate a state grant to the Glendale Public Library. The library will be receiving a $5,000 grant administered by the California State Library using Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds. Funds will go toward books and general supplies. WHAT TO EXPECT Council will likely approve the appropriation.
NEWS
July 28, 2003
Beeline to unveil new technology Tuesday SOUTHWEST GLENDALE -- The Glendale Beeline bus service will unveil new technology systems on Tuesday. The NextBus System will allow customers to receive real-time information on the bus locations and estimated times of arrival at specific stops. The Transit Priority System will improve on-time bus performance by providing buses with priority traffic signals when needed. Mayor Frank Quintero and representatives from NextBus will attend the debut ceremony.
NEWS
April 23, 2013
A Glendale woman was assaulted Saturday during a robbery attempt in downtown Glendale, police said. She refused medical treatment after being hit in the face with the alleged thief's jacket, according to Glendale police. The woman was waiting for the Glendale Beeline bus at about 4:40 p.m. in the 200 block of North Brand Boulevard when a man suddenly approached her and hit her with his jacket. While her face was covered with his jacket and she yelled for help, the man tried pulling her purse off her shoulder, police said.
NEWS
April 12, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- Glendale Councilman Sheldon Baker will serve as secretary on a proposed transit authority that provides bus service for the San Fernando Valley. The interim joint powers authority held its first meeting Monday at Glendale City Hall and representatives selected its officers. Baker had been chairman of the San Fernando Valley Transportation Zone Advisory Committee, the predecessor of the new interim board planning the creation of the bus authority.
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By Scott Ochoa | January 29, 2014
In response to the Glendale News-Press article " Massive building boom troubles Caltrans " published on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014: The city of Glendale has executed a policy of smart and sustainable development in and around our downtown core. Not only does this make sense economically and environmentally (placing uses within close proximity to one another and reducing folks' reliance on automobiles), but it also allows us to better leverage our strategic infrastructure investments.
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NEWS
November 21, 2013
On Friday, Nov. 15, I had a Beeline bus driver call a supervisor because the bus doors had jammed onto my left foot, causing damage to my new diabetic orthotic shoes. I called Beeline to follow up and spoke to a supervisor at Beeline who then gave me a number to call and file a claim. The contact name he gave me was a man who is in Iowa. I have to call Iowa to resolve and investigate an incident that occurred in Glendale, Calif.? Manuel Esquivel Glendale
NEWS
April 23, 2013
A Glendale woman was assaulted Saturday during a robbery attempt in downtown Glendale, police said. She refused medical treatment after being hit in the face with the alleged thief's jacket, according to Glendale police. The woman was waiting for the Glendale Beeline bus at about 4:40 p.m. in the 200 block of North Brand Boulevard when a man suddenly approached her and hit her with his jacket. While her face was covered with his jacket and she yelled for help, the man tried pulling her purse off her shoulder, police said.
NEWS
March 7, 2013
A planned fare hike for the Glendale Beeline bus service has been canceled due to increased available funding stemming from early retirements at City Hall and a series of Los Angeles County sales tax hikes. The City Council this week approved nixing the increase from $1 to $1.25 that was scheduled to take place July 1. The current $1 fare, up from 75 cents in July 2012, will remain in place. Up until October 2011, the fare had been 25 cents. City officials may still review upping the fare at future budget meetings.
NEWS
By Brittany Levine brittany.levine@latimes.com | August 31, 2011
Glendale Beeline bus riders will see fares increase over the next two years, along with possible service adjustments, as city officials work to stem significant operating losses. The first bump for Beeline fares to 75 cents from a quarter will kick in Oct. 1, and a final increase to $1.25 will take place July 1, 2013. Dial-A-Ride customers who currently pay $1 will be charged $1.25 and then $1.50 on the same timeline, according to the new rate structure approved by the City Council Tuesday on a 3 to 2 vote.
NEWS
May 12, 2010
Glendale Beeline to carry bicyclists free Glendale Beeline buses will offering free rides to people traveling with their bicycles from Monday to May 21, according to an announcement today from the city. The free ride program coincides with National Bike Month. All Glendale Beeline buses have mounted bike rakes, as do many bus stops. Glendale officials in recent months have been pursuing programs to increase bicycle use and safety throughout the city. ? Zarian to host mayors Former Glendale Mayor Rafi Manoukian, and current Mayor Ara Najarian, are scheduled to appear live Thursday on ?
FEATURES
January 11, 2010
In response to Adrienne Boswell’s letter (“Marquee shouldn’t increase bus fares,” Jan. 8), I would like to make several points. First, while the new marquee system may seem “unnecessary” to you and me, it may prove beneficial to disabled citizens who may have difficulty seeing or hearing. Further, while some if not most bus drivers announce the stops, not all of them do. As a frequent Beeline patron, I can attest to that fact. What’s more, the marquee system relieves bus drivers of the burden of having to verbalize the same thing repeatedly all day every day; however, it might arguably be just as annoying for bus drivers to have to listen to the robotic voice all day long.
FEATURES
January 7, 2010
The Glendale Beeline is testing a marquee system very much like the MTA that shows the date and time of day and stop requested. This system also announces the upcoming stops, and greets new passengers when the door is opened. Unlike the MTA’s, the Beeline voice is female, and a bit more pleasant. So, now the Beeline fares are to be raised (“Beeline costs may transfer,” Oct. 1). Why? Are the new fares to pay for the marquee system? It is unnecessary; the drivers are very pleasant, usually greet you as you come on the bus, and call out the stops.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha | September 30, 2009
GLENDALE — Bus riders could soon see some major changes to Glendale Beeline routes — and pay 25 cents more for the ride. City officials have proposed to increase fares by 25 cents, change some bus service route intervals, add and extend bus routes for efficiency, discontinue the downtown to Glenoaks Canyon route and other stops, and discontinue the practice of accepting Metro passes and the “10-trip card.” The changes were suggested to control costs because sales tax revenue has dropped since the recession, hitting the system hard because it is not supported by the city’s general fund, Beeline Transit Manager Kathyrn Engel said at Tuesday’s Transportation and Parking Commission meeting.
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