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COVID-19 UPDATE:
  • The Transportation Services office is NOW open to the public. Staff is available to help with credit card payments in person or questions regarding all programs Monday – Thursday from 8 am – 5 pm.
  • New programs: Dial-A-Ride services are available for ALL Carson residents over 18 yrs. old during the declared pandemic. Taxi rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination appointments are available at no cost to Carson residents. Rides with Lyft are 50% off with promo code LYFTCARSON
  • Please call the Transportation office for additional details. (310) 952-1757


As of September 27, 2021, Long Beach Transit is now providing fixed-route bus services in the City of Carson. For more information on routes and schedules, please click here: https://ridelbt.com/carson/

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

MISSION STATEMENT:
Provides citywide transportation programs related to improving the fixed-route public transit system, specialized elderly and disabled transit, on-demand rideshare, transit support of city park programs, and regional air quality issues.
  • Dial-A-Ride Program provides economical taxi service to seniors and disabled residents serving city destinations and designated satellite points outside the city. The DAR program operates 24/7.
  • Carson Circuit bus services are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following services are available for use:
    • New Dial-A-Ride Program offers 50% off taxi cab rides for all Carson residents within City limits. Must show driver proof of residency (CA ID Card or Driver's License.)
    • Lyft provides residents with safe and convenient rides within City boundaries. 50% off each ride with a maximum ride cost of $20, up to 30 rides per month. Participants must be 18 years of age to ride alone.
    • COVID-19 Vaccination Taxi ride is free for all Carson residents to City-designated vaccination site within a 3-mile boundary limit from the City. Must book vaccine appointment in advance.
  • BREATHE (City Employee Program) utilizes various incentives and strategies to maintain employee commuter travel modes to three major city worksites. The program complies with regional air quality goals under AQMD Rule 2202 by reducing air pollution from mobile sources.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES DIVISION:
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 close Fridays, Weekends & Holidays**

DIAL-A-RIDE ONLINE PAYMENTS:
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 - Friday, 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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