Public transportation is a vital component to creating a healthy, active community by providing access to jobs centers, economic hubs, and other vital locations within the City and throughout the region.

Use the map below to view the various transportation services in La Cañada Flintridge.
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Fixed Route Services

Fixed route transit service operates along a specific route with a fixed schedule. The LCF Shuttle and Glendale Beeline provide weekday fixed route service along Foothill Blvd. Three additional local transit operators provide service to at least one of the City’s 34 bus stops, including Pasadena Transit, LA Metro, and LADOT Commuter Express.

For Real Time Arrival information, click a bus stop location on the map above, or visit the NextBus website.

List of Transit Operators, Lines, and Fare Information
Transit Operator Line LCF Origin to Destination Schedule & Real Time Arrival Info Schedule One-way Fare
LCF Shuttle 33 JPL to Montrose Schedule Monday-Friday 6:30 am–6:30 pm Free
LCF Shuttle 34 LCHS to Montrose Schedule Monday-Friday 2:00 pm–5:00 pm Free
Glendale Beeline 3 JPL to Glendale Galleria/The Americana Schedule Monday-Friday 6:00 am–7:00 pm Base (LCF boarding only): Free
Base (outside LCF): $1.00
Senior/Disabled: $0.50
Form of Payment: Cash, TAP
Pasadena Transit 52 JPL to Raymond/Glenarm Schedule Monday-Friday
(1) AM Peak trip,
(1) PM Peak trip
Base: $0.75
Youth (K-12): $0.50
Senior/Disabled: $0.35
Form of Payment: Cash, TAP
LA Metro 177 JPL to Caltech Schedule Monday-Friday AM Peak/PM Peak                     Base: $1.75
Student: $0.35
Senior/Disabled: $0.35
Form of Payment: Cash, TAP
LADOT Commuter Express 409 Verdugo Park & Ride to Downtown L.A. Schedule Monday-Friday AM/PM Peak Based on Zones 1-4
Base: $1.50-$4.25
Senior/Disabled: $0.75-$2.10
Form of Payment: Cash, TAP

On-Demand Services

On-demand transit services are shared rides that can be scheduled either immediately or up to a week in advance by phone, app, or online. The City partners with Glendale for Dial-A-Ride on-demand services for residents 60+ years of age and for residents of all ages with a disability. LA Metro’s Metro Micro pilot currently provides on-demand service from the Oak Grove bus stops to portions of Pasadena, Altadena, and Sierra Madre.

Program Eligibility Service Area Hours of Operation One-way Fare
Dial-A-Ride* Application required
Residents aged 60+
Any resident with a disability
Online Application
PDF Application
La Cañada Flintridge
La Crescenta/Montrose
Pasadena (north of Colorado & west of Lake, LCF residents only)
M-F 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Metro Micro Anyone Portions of:
Pasadena, Altadena, Sierra Madre
M-Sun: 5:30 am – 10:00 pm Base: $2.50
Transfer: $0.75

*The Fee section on the Glendale Dial-A-Ride website does not apply to LCF residents. LCF residents ride for free at all times.

Summer Beach Bus. The City partners with the County of Los Angeles for the Summer Beach Bus, providing direct roundtrip service from Memorial Park to Santa Monica Beach on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from mid-June through Labor Day.

2024 Brochure


Vehicle Commutes. Vehicles are the most common mode of commuter travel for LCF residents. The City has three Park & Ride locations—to support multi-modal connections to fixed route services, as well as providing a meetup location for carpools and vanpools.

Park & Ride locations

      • LCF Winery Canyon Parking
      • LCF Caltran Overpass Parking
      • Verdugo Park & Ride

Metro Vanpool – search and sign up for subsidized vanpools

511 Rideshare – search and sign up for private carpools

Electric Vehicle Charging.

The City owns and maintains (6) Level 2 ChargePoint stations for electric vehicle charging. Rates are $2.00 for the first 3 hours and $5.00 thereafter. A ChargePoint account is not required to use the charging stations.