General Information - City Transit Store
The Community Service Office provides transportation information and sells transit passes for the following programs. For more information, call 909-596-8700 Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 6 pm.
To purchase these passes, residents must provide proof of La Verne residency in the form of a current utility bill AND proof of current employment from an agency located along the westward bus/train route. Quantities are limited and tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Subsidized rates subject to change.
Foothill Transit Subsidy
Commuter Express bus line on TAP card. Monthly Foothill Transit passes may be purchased from the 25th of each month through the 10th day of the following month.
Senior Bus Program
The City offers a Senior Bus Pass Program for residents. Seniors, ages 62 and older, may purchase a Foothill Transit senior bus pass for a subsidized fee. Seniors need to provide proof of ages as well as proof of La Verne residency in the form of a current utility bill.
Monthly passes are available from the Pomona Station to destinations along the westward route. Monthly Metrolink passes may be purchased starting the 20th of each month for the following month. Once registered for the Metrolink Subsidy program, monthly passes may also be purchased online.
- Access to the I-210 (Foothill Freeway), just east of the 57 Freeway
- The I-210 goes through La Verne in the northwest with exits at Foothill Ave. and Fruit St. Access to Interstate 10
- The I-10 (San Bernardino) freeway is a mile south of La Verne's southern border at McKinley and Fairplex Drive.
La Verne commuters can travel to downtown Los Angeles on the Metrolink line which offers round-trip train service. Discounts are available for seniors, students and off-peak travel. Amtrak travelers can make connections at Union Station in Los Angeles. For more information, visit the Metrolink website.
Metro Gold Line
The Metro Gold Line Construction Authority was formed in 1999 to design and build a light rail line from Los Angeles to Montclair. The first phase of the project was fully funded with state and local money at the beginning of construction and was completed on time and under budget. The first phase connects the cities of Los Angeles, South Pasadena, and Pasadena. The Metro Gold Line links commuters to the regional transportation network at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles and opened to the public on July 26, 2003. More than 150,000 riders boarded Metro Gold Line trains during its first weekend of operation.
Foothill Gold Line
Keep up to date with the developments of the Foothill Gold Line.
Ontario International Airport
Commercial flights on major airlines are 10 miles away at Ontario Airport, Airport Drive at Archibald Avenue (Archibald Exit on the 10 freeway). Call individual airlines for flight information.
Find more information at the Ontario International Airport website.
Privately owned planes can utilize Brackett Airport, a Los Angeles County airport located at 1615 McKinley Avenue west of the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds on Fairplex Drive. Their phone number is 909-593-1395.
This company provides bus service for the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys. It is a component of the METRO system, the region's integrated transportation system. Lines traverse Foothill Boulevard and Bonita Avenue to points outside the city.
For routes and schedules, call 800-RIDEINFO (743-3463) or 800-COMMUTE (266-6883) or visit their website.
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
1 Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Website
The Pomona Valley Transportation Authority provides van service for the handicapped and residents over 60 years old who need transportation to shopping centers, medical appointments, and similar trips.
For more information, call their office number at 909-621-9900, or visit the Pomona Valley Transportation Authority website.
This is a curb-to-curb transportation service designed for people with disabilities who are unable to use traditional bus and train service such as the MTA or Foothill Transit services. To apply, ask about current rates, or for more information, call Metro Access at 1-800-827-0829 or 1-800-827-1359 for hearing imparied.
Van Shuttle Service
Two shuttles purchased by the city are available for use by residents. A free University of La Verne shuttle travels on weekdays between the university located in downtown La Verne, and a child care center at the Fairplex in Pomona. Call 909-593-3511, ext. 4950 for information.
A van available to seniors over 60 operates from Brethren Hillcrest Homes located on Magnolia Avenue north of 5th Street. Reservations are necessary; call 909-593-4917.