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About Us

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GTrans has been providing safe, reliable and outstanding local bus service to Southern California’s South Bay for more than 80 years.

Founded in January 1940 as Gardena Municipal Bus Lines, our first buses carried passengers traveling between Gardena and Downtown LA, making stops at popular destinations like Los Angeles City Hall and the Gardena Civic Center.

By 1980, ridership had grown enough that we needed to expand Line 2 all the way to PCH to further serve our South Bay patrons.

We expanded again in 2009, creating Line 5 along El Segundo Blvd, serving the Metro Green Line stations at Imperial and Aviation.

In 2005, we began converting our fleet from diesel buses to cleaner, gasoline hybrid electric powered vehicles, putting a total of 57 of these buses into service over the next five years.

In 2015, we made an even bigger environmental move, adding our first ever zero-emission, all-electric vehicles to the fleet. These buses were designed to be clean, quiet, comfortable and efficient – with plans for more than half of their electricity coming from our soon-to-be-enhanced solar-powered parking structures.

2015 also marked several other big changes to our organization, as we officially changed our name from Gardena Municipal Bus Lines to GTrans, unveiled a modern new bus design, and upgraded to a smarter, more user-friendly website.

In 2022, Gardena’s City Council approved Line 7X Stadium Express as a permanent line of GTrans’ fleet. The line provides transit service to the City of Inglewood Sports and Entertainment District from the Harbor Gateway Transit Center.

Our Promise to Our Customers

GTrans exists to move people by providing safe, reliable and outstanding public transportation to the communities we serve every day.

GTrans is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. § 794d), as amended in 1999. Send feedback or concerns related to the accessibility of this website by using our Contact Us Form. For more information about Section 508, please visit the website for the State of California’s Department of Rehabilitation.