Glendale Beeline

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Glendale Beeline is Glendale, California's transportation service, providing local routes that serve the need of those commuting within the city itself or who plan on using the bus to connect with rail service to Los Angeles or surrounding suburbs. The bus lines compliments the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's crosstown routes through the city. It also provides bus service to the cities of La Cañada, La Cresenta and an express route out of Burbank Station. The bus operations and maintenance are currently contracted to MV Transportation.

Routes

Schedules
Note: Bus service does not run on Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Beeline

Local

  • 1 - GTC/Central/Brand
  • 2 - GTC/Brand/Central
  • 3 (Mon-Fri) - Galleria/College/JPL
  • 4 - Chevy Chase/Broadway/Galleria
  • 5 (Mon-Sat) - Edison/Pacific/Hoover
  • 6 (Mon-Sat) - Edison/Colorado/Glendale High
  • 7 (Mon-Sat) - Western/Stocker/College
  • 31 (Sat only) - Galleria/College/La Crescenta
  • 32 (Mon-Fri) - Galleria/College

Metrolink Express

  • 11 (Mon-Fri) - Brand Blvd.
  • 12 (Mon-Fri) - San Fernando Corridor

La Cañada Flintridge Shuttle

  • 33 (Mon-Fri) - Montrose/JPL
  • 34 (Mon-Fri afternoon, only during session at La Cañada High School) - Montrose/La Cañada High

Fares

Current

Routes 1-7 & 31-32

  • General Public: $1.00†
  • Student: $1.00†
  • Senior 62+/Disabled/Medicare: 50¢†
  • Children less than 5 years old: Free
  • ASI Cardholders: Free

†Boarding a Route 3 bus in La Cañada Flintridge only is free.

Routes 33-34

  • All: Free

Express Routes 11 & 12

  • All Fares: $2.00
  • Metrolink/EZ Pass holders: Free

Beeline Fare Media for Routes 1-7 & 31-32

  • 10-Ride Card for the general public: $9.00
  • 10-Ride Card for students: $9.00
  • 10-Ride Card for senior 62+/disabled/Medicare: $9.00
  • 31-Day Pass for general public: $36.00
  • 31-Day Pass for students: $22.00
  • 31-Day Pass for senior 62+/disabled/Medicare: $18.00

Beeline Transfers

  • General Public: 25¢
  • Student: 25¢
  • Senior 62+/Disabled/Medicare: 15¢

Interagency Transfers

  • General Public: 50¢
  • Student: 50¢
  • Senior 62+/Disabled/Medicare: 25¢

Facilities

Offices

  • Address: 633 E. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91206
  • Email: beeline@ci.glendale.ca.us
  • Phone: 818-548-3960

Maintenance/Street Parking

  • Address: 1242 Los Angeles St., Glendale, CA 91204

Beeline Roster

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
B58-B59 Glendale Beeline B58.JPG 2005 NFI C40LF Cummins Westport C Gas Plus Allison B400R
B66-B72 Glendale Beeline B67.JPG 2009 NFI C35LFR Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
B73-B74 Glendale Beeline B74.JPG 2009 NFI C40LFR Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
B75-B78 Glendale Beeline B76.jpeg 2012 NFI C40LFR Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
B79-B88 Glendale Beeline B84.jpeg 2013 NFI C40LFR Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
B89-B97 Glendale Beeline B96.jpeg 2016 NFI XN40 Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
  • [1]
  • Delivered in June 2016 and entered service in August 2016.
B98-B99 2019 Gillig BRT Plus CNG 40' Cummins Westport L9N Allison B3400 xFE
  • Both delivered to MV Glendale Yard on 9/7/19.

Retired

[2]

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1-10 1984 Ford Econoline Retired in the 1990's.
B11-B23 1992-1993 ElDorado National Escort RE Propane Ford 460 Propane Ford C-6
  • Retired in 2000-2001.
  • B16 & B23 were bought by a private owner in Los Angeles, CA. They were stored for a number of years before being driven to Independence, OR by the same owner.[3] They were listed on Craigslist in 2017 and in June 2018.[4]
B24-B25 1996 Blue Bird Q-Bus CNG Allison Retired & auctioned off in October 2010.
B26-B31 Glendale Beeline B30-b.jpg
Glendale Beeline B30.JPG
1998 Blue Bird Q-Bus CNG Allison Retired & auctioned off in October 2010.
B32-B36 Glendale Beeline B32.jpg
Glendale Beeline B33-a.jpg
1999 ElDorado National Transmark RE-32 Retired in late 2013.
B37-B39 Glendale Beeline B37-a.jpg 1981-1982 Gillig Phantom 30'
(3096T6V92)
? ?
B40-B43 Glendale Beeline B40-a.jpg
Glendale Beeline B43-a.jpg
Laidlaw Transit Services B43-a.jpg
1989 Gillig Phantom 40'
(4096TB6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
B44-B57 Glendale Beeline B50-a.jpg
Glendale Beeline B49.jpg
2001 NFI C35LF Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison B400R
  • B44-B45 & B51 retired in 2014.
    • B46 & B53 were refurbished and became La Cañada Flintridge (LCF) shuttles LC3 & LC4 in 2014-2015.
    • B51 was bought by Zacher's Auto Salvage in Harbor City, CA in 2015.[9]
  • B47-B50, B52, & B54-B57 retired in 2016.
B60 1983 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TA6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
  • Owned & operated by Laidlaw Transit Services.
  • Ex 213.
  • Ex-LACMTA 805213; transferred in November 2000.
  • Exx-LADOT DASH (no fleet number).
  • Exxx-OCTA 4509.
  • Operated with the LACMTA "Metro Bus" livery without logos for a very short time before being painted into the Beeline livery.
  • It transferred from Laidlaw operation to MV Transportation/The City of Glendale circa 2004.
  • Retired in 2005; auctioned off on 7/10/2005.[10][5]
B61 1983 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TA6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
  • Ex-OCTA 4511.
  • Retired in 2005; auctioned off on 7/10/2005.[5]
B62-B65 Glendale Beeline B63a.jpg
Glendale Beeline B65-a.jpg
1994-1995 Gillig Phantom 40'
(4096TBS50)
Phantom Suburban 40'
(4096TBS50)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
B300-B308 Glendale Beeline B301-a.jpg 1984 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40TB966V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
  • Ex-SamTrans 888-890, 894-899; leased from Shuttle Bus Leasing/Transit Sales International circa 2001.
  • Retired circa 2005.
  • B300-B303, B306-B308 likely returned to Shuttle Bus Leasing/Transit Sales International circa 2005, as B300-B302 (Ex 888-890) would eventually become Kitsap Transit 886, 889 & 888.
  • B304 & B305 were auctioned off on 7/10/2005.[10][5]
19097, 19101 1988 Gillig Phantom 40'
(40102TB6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748

La Cañada Flintridge (LCF) Shuttle Roster

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
LC2 LCF Shuttle LC2.jpeg 2009 NFI C35LFR Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
LC5 LCF Shuttle LC5.jpeg 2016 NFI XN35 Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R Delivered in June 2016 and entered service in August 2016.

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
L1 La Cañada Flintridge Shuttle L1-a.jpg
La Cañada Flintridge Shuttle L1-b.jpg
1999 Blue Bird Q-Bus CNG Allison Retired in late 2013 and remained on the property until 2015.
LC3-LC4 LCF Shuttle LC4.jpeg 2001 NFI C35LF Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison B400R
  • Ex-Beeline B46 & B53; refurbished and placed in service in 2014-2015.
  • Retired in 2016.

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