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  • Carson Circuit Routes A & B operate Monday – Friday, every 40 minutes from 7:00 am – 9:55 am and 2:00 pm – 4:55 pm. NO MIDDAY SERVICE. Please click here for more information.
  • Dial-A-Ride Online Payment For more information, please visit the Dial-A-Ride page.
  • The Transportation Services office is open to the public from Monday – Thursday from 8 am – 5 pm.
  • Dial-A-Ride services are available to ALL Carson residents over 18 yrs. old.
  • Rides with Lyft are 50% off with promo code LYFTCARSON
  • Please call Transportation Services for additional details. (310) 952-1757

Long Beach Transit operates four (4) fixed-route bus routes in the City of Carson. For more information regarding routes and schedules, please visit:

If you have questions, or need assistance planning your trip, please contact Long Beach Transit Customer Care team at 562.591.2301, Monday–Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and weekends from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Long Beach Transit is Expanding in Carson

Provides citywide transportation through fixed-route public transit service, specialized elderly and/or disabled taxi service, on-demand ride hail service, staff-coordinated excursions, and bus trips in support of City youth programs.

Transportation also works directly with Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA), South Bay Cities Council of Government (SBCCOG), and South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) on a variety of transportation policies, initiatives, and funding opportunities.
  • Long Beach Transit (LBT) provides fixed-route bus services across four routes in Carson. Bidirectional service allows for travel down major streets in both directions, allowing for faster connections to major destinations and neighboring bus lines. Service hours and route schedules are on the LBT website.
  • Carson Circuit provides additional fixed-route bus service. City staff perform two neighborhood-serving routes for convenient connections to LBT and additional lines from Torrance and Metro.
  • Dial-A-Ride provides demand-responsive taxi service to seniors and/or disabled residents traveling to any destination within the program service area, as well as designated satellite points outside of the City. Carson students may also take subsidized taxi rides to and from high schools.
  • Lyft provides safe and convenient on-demand ride hail service within City limits through the City's exclusive promocode: LyftCarson. Eligible rides are 50% off, up to a maximum ride cost of $20. Participants must be 18 years of age or older to travel alone.
  • Excursions invites all members of the public to go on staff-coordinated day trips to fun and exciting destinations across Southern California. New destinations are announced periodically on the City's website as well as the City's Community Services Guide.

Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center
801 E. Carson Street, Carson, CA 90745

(310) 952-1757

Monday – Thursday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
**We are closed Fridays, Weekends, and Holidays**


Dial-A-Ride Online Payment

  • Effective January 3rd, 2022, City of Carson has transitioned to a NEW online payment system. To make online payments, please click on the registration link above, and click Create an Account on the top right corner, Upon doing so, please select the Membership tab to purchase taxi rides.
  • For help, please call Transportation Services at (310) 952-1757.
Dial-A-Ride participants are recommended to make online payments at this time in order to lessen travel and exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

If you are unable to make an online payment, please mail a check to City of Carson, Transportation Division. Our office is now open Monday - Thursday, 8am - 5pm.
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City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


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