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Metro (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) is the local bus and rail services. MTA buses run regularly throughout the Los Angeles area. Standard fare is $1.75 and transfers are 50¢.
During the Full-Time Program, you can apply for a college student monthly pass stamp, which offers unlimited riding on all regular MTA services each month. The Monthly Pass Stamp is $43 per month. It is available for purchase at any MTA sales outlet, but is only valid when applied to Base Pass. To obtain a Base Pass application, contact The Academy’s Admissions or Registrar's Office.
Visit metro.net for more information and to see a current list of fares.
Bus service is available from most locations in the US and Canada to Los Angeles. They will also plan complete itineraries for you. Reservations can be made from anywhere in the country by calling the above number.
Getting Around LA
- METRO - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is the source for Los Angeles bus and rail routes, as well as schedule information. Download the app.
- UBER - Get a taxi, private car or rideshare from your mobile phone. The Uber app connects you with a driver in minutes. Download the app.
- LYFT - Get a friendly, affordable ride whenever you need one. Request a ride with the tap of a button, and get picked up by a reliable community driver within minutes. Download the app.
- ZIPCAR - The car sharing company where you can rent cars by the hour or the day. Visit the website.
- CITY OF LOS ANGELES TAXI SERVICES - There are nine franchise taxi operators in the City of Los Angeles. Look for the official City of Los Angeles Taxicab Seal. Visit the website.
- ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR - One of the largest affordable car rental companies. They will pick up local car rental customers at no extra cost. Visit the website or call 800-261-7331.
- WAZE - If you’re driving, try using the world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app. Other drivers in your area share real-time traffic and road info. Download the app.
- DISCOVER LOS ANGELES - The official website of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board is filled with information on getting around LA as well as travel to/from the airports. Visit the website.