Reinstate Public Transportation in Glassell Park, Mount Washington, Highland Park, Cypress Park sign now

In June of 2007, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) cancelled the 176 bus line. This line ran on Cypress Ave., Division St., El Paso St., and Ave. 50, serving the communities of Highland Park, Glassell Park, Mt. Washington, and Cypress Park. The cancellation of this service and the failure to replace it with a DASH or alternative line has left large portions of our neighborhoods without access to safe transportation.

We, the undersigned, demand for an alternative line to be introduced to serve the population living in this area. High demand for the service and the particular conditions of the area (i.e., hills and curvy roads, no sidewalks for pedestrians, and high speed traffic on Division St.) place an undue burden on the transit dependent population. These conditions present a significant risk of an accident for the low-income, elderly, and youth who have been compelled to walk because of the lack of public transportation. We believe that all Los Angeles residents have a right to safe transportation, especially in those areas where walking is particularly dangerous.

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Latest Signatures

  • 23 October 201550. Elena K
    These areas need some kind of public transportation to access the bottom of the hill. Please don't discriminate the hills.
  • 01 October 201549. Nancy L
    I support this petition
  • 21 July 201548. Brennan Edwardw
    I support this petition
  • 07 April 201547. Janet Mv
    this is an important necessity for this area
  • 11 January 201546. Norman B
    I support this petition
  • 06 January 201545. Walter N
    I support this petition
  • 14 November 201444. James P
    I support this petition
  • 03 September 201443. Marianna H
    life long mt. washington resident, and long time 176 user...was very disapointed when it was cancelled
  • 25 July 201442. Peter B
    this was excellent connection to Pasadena to community. It should be reinstated.
  • 03 July 201441. Angel S
    work is so close to my home, that if the 176 was still running, i would use that over driving.
  • 13 May 201440. Luis Ac
    I support this petition
  • 14 January 201439. Mary Df
    I support this petition
  • 10 January 201438. Helene S
    I support this petition
  • 17 October 201337. Thomas D
    Let's think ahead -- when gas prices go up again and when we need expanded public transp.
  • 16 September 201336. Bradley Owen
    Reinstate the Bus Lines and Routes for those that don't have personal Autos
  • 21 August 201335. Frank V
    this transportation is crucial to this area
  • 21 August 201334. Charles D
    I support this petition
  • 17 June 201333. Rose W
    Los Angeles is a vast city with the poorest rapid transit system imaginable. It's unreliable, poorly maintained and, apparently, not commited to the needs of such a large urban setting. Please, please reinstate this busline or supply a viable alternative
  • 13 February 201332. Donald N
    We desperatly need bus service here. There are many people who don't have cars and have no way to connect with other bus lines.
  • 21 December 201231. Hank S
    I support this petition
  • 17 December 201230. Sandra M
    Let's get some biodiesel fueled small busses in service A.S.A.P.
  • 12 December 201229. Cynthia W
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  • 09 December 201228. David S
    I support this petition
  • 28 August 201227. Joseph R
    And now another Northeast L.A. Metro line is on the chopping block, The already underserved small communities of the Arroyo Seco area are becoming more than more isolated each year as the population becomes more dense.
  • 29 June 201226. Mary G
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  • 16 June 201225. Linda H
    I support this petition
  • 02 June 201224. Gina T
    I support this petition

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Lloyd CantuBy:
SustainabilityIn:
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Executive Director of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority

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