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  City of Carson North-South Shuttle  
Attention North/South Shuttle Riders
Effective November 1, 2010, the fare for the North-South Shuttle will INCREASE to one dollar per trip.
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Effective September 20, 2010, the North-South Shuttle will ONLY operate two hours in the morning and one hour in the afternoon.
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If you need assistance with locating alternative routes and/or bus lines, please call Transportation Service Division  at (310)835 -0212 extension 1489.

City of Carson North/South Shuttle

City of Carson North/South Shuttle


The long anticipated extension of the North-South Shuttle to the Artesia Transit Center connects Carson residents to regional and local bus lines in Los Angeles County . Residents can easily travel to downtown Los Angeles using the MTA’s downtown express bus thereby shortening their commute time. Click here to view and print the North South Shuttle brochure and route map ( PDF Format, 120KB ).

NORTH/SOUTH SHUTTLE Schedule and Route ( PDF Format, 120KB )




Buses run every 50 minutes 


6:10 am to 7:44 am and 3:20 pm to 4:04 pm


The schedule shows the times the bus reaches 10 major stops. To tell when the bus reaches a stop not listed, find the times on the schedule for the major stops immediately before and after it. The bus will arrive at the stop between these two times.

The North/South Shuttle no longer operate on Weekends, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day.




The North/South Shuttle runs two loops in the morning and departs every fifty minutes from Artesia Transit Center located on 182nd Street/Albertoni. It then runs a single loop in the afternoon. Carson Circuit connections also run in a loop. Regional bus lines run in both directions.

FARES: (exact change required)


Regular $1.00
Elderly and Disabled (with City-issued ID) FREE
Carson Monthly Pass $20
MTA EZ Transit Monthly Pass (General) $58
MTA EZ Transit Monthly Pass (Senior/Disabled/Medicare) $29
Transfers to Carson Circuit routes Free
Transfers to regional bus or rail lines 25¢

(The shuttle bus is equipped to transport wheelchair occupants.)

All buses are equipped to transport wheelchair occupants.




Carson Monthly Passes (310) 952-1723
MTA EZ Transit Monthly Passes (800)COMMUTE
Elderly and Disabled, Lost and Found , Complaints (310) 835-0212
TTY (Hearing Impaired) (800) 252-9040


North/South Shuttle
Transportation Services Division
3 Civic Plaza, Carson, CA 90745

Effective June 19, 2006